CHAPTER NINE

Level 2 conversations

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:

  • Placing your chips wisely on the job roulette table
  • When it’s right to begin level 2 conversations
  • How to get meetings without introductions
  • Why level 2 conversations push your job hunting into a new gear

MOVING FORWARD INTO BREAKTHROUGH CONVERSATIONS

Level 1 conversations and positive, informative and encouraging discussions with friends and colleagues can help move you forward (see Chapter 7). Why wait so long in the book before introducing you to level 2 conversations? The answer is simple – you need to have the right method at your fingertips, and the right information in your portfolio. In other words, a reasonably well-developed CV and a clear answer to the question ‘what ...

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