Frequently, the quality of assistance you get is directly proportional to the quality of the request. Here’s a new “don’t do this” in your job search post by Dawn Bugni. Find out why a “blanket e-email” asking for help with little offer of value is not a good approach.
(And, to add another layer to the conversation, after posting the link to this blog post on my my Facebook page, several colleagues commented they’d received the same email. Career professionals know each other. And we talk to each other. Frequently. An approach like that is sure to hurt more than help a job seekers reputation.)
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