- Former Google and DoorDash recruiter, Nolan Church shared tips for job-seekers.
- He advises job seekers to follow up with an email or LinkedIn message to the hiring manager and CEO after applying.
- This will boost the chances of getting noticed.
By Divyanshi Sharma: Millions of techies across the globe have lost their jobs in the last couple of months. It all began when Elon Musk started mass layoffs at Twitter, shortly after taking over as the company’s owner in 2022. After this, major tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Meta announced mass layoffs in order to cut costs and grapple with present economic conditions. And due to layoffs happening across the globe, the tech job market became super competitive.
Millions of people are looking for new jobs via job-searching platforms like LinkedIn. While some get responses, there are a lot of people who struggle with getting noticed by the company and even securing an interview after applying for a job. And to help such people, former Google and DoorDash recruiter Nolan Church revealed the first things that a candidate must do after applying for a job online.
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While speaking to CNBC Make It, Church said that once a candidate applies for a job, he/she must follow up by dropping a message on LinkedIn or a personalised email to the company’s hiring manager and CEO. This, as per Church, can help the candidate’s job application get noticed.
It is a known fact that companies might get hundreds of job applications in a single day and there are chances that one’s job application might not get enough attention. But following Church’s advice can actually help people in improving their chances of boosting their job application.