What is the most effective way of landing a job today?

Which of these, in your experience has been the most effective? walking right in to the prospective place of employment and asking to see someone in person. Calling prospects over the phone to inquire about employment. filling out applications online. joining or snag-a-job or some other internet service. passively asking for an application and then drooping it off without saying a word. Or, if you have any better suggestions that have worked for you I'd like to hear those too! suggestions, advice? Thanks!

Asked By: zz73 - 4/5/2010
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Get real about where you are looking for work vs. how they are looking for your resume... More
Answered By: The Job Advocate - 4/5/2010
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Answered By: Emilly - 4/5/2010
Yahoo HotJobs has a zip code search of employers in your area that are actively seeking employees (also, there is no fee associated with these postings). I find it easiest to find a job by applying where they are hiring... More
Answered By: eclipser88 - 4/5/2010
I think is the most effect way for getting a job.
Answered By: Jena - 4/5/2010
Depends on the job. If it's food service (like the sub category it's in) I'd say walking right in to the prospective place of employment and asking to see someone in person. Because they can immediately see your interest and if they're interested and if they are it could be a quick employment. Second to that I'd say... More
Answered By: Lara - 4/6/2010
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