When you start looking for a new job, it is essential, that you inform your network about your intentions. Not just for the value that your direct network can provide, but also because of the power of your 2nd tier connections.
- He crafted the message in a professional manner and used proper language to not make it sound desperate
- He divided all his contacts in groups and therefore could target each group specifically
- He provided great value by sharing information that was in the context of the people he sent it to
Thought you would be interested in the following article; it shows how Baby Boomers, Generation X & Y use social media and other tools for their job search.
You probably do not know it, but I am currently in a career transition. Perhaps you remember I was Program Manager at XYZ.
I am in the process of looking for a job as IT Program Manager or Senior Project Manager ideally for an international company, either on a permanent basis or as freelance, and preferably located in Spain.
My early career was in consulting and system implementation. For the past 10 years I have been managing large and complex combined business and IT software development, application deployment, and infrastructure programs, having recently led several global deployments of new solutions including hardware, software and services.
My particular strengths are in planning and monitoring heavily outsourced and complex IT programs.
If you get to know of any open position with the characteristics mentioned before, please let me know.
Thanks a lot for your support and hope to hear from you soon.”