Navigating the Hidden Job Market

Embark on a transformative journey with our free training program, specifically tailored to unlock the secrets of the hidden job market. Gain a strategic advantage in your job search by mastering techniques to uncover and secure roles that aren’t advertised publicly. Learn how to stand out from the competition and move closer to securing your dream job by navigating the hidden job market effectively.

Why should you take the Hidden Job Market seriously?

Vast Majority of Jobs are Hidden:

Up to 80% of job vacancies are never advertised publicly, existing instead within the 'hidden job market'. This vast, unseen job ecosystem is filled with opportunities that are typically filled through networking, internal referrals, or direct contact with candidates.

Access to High-Quality Positions:

The hidden job market often contains some of the most coveted and high-quality positions available. These roles are not advertised to avoid the flood of unqualified applicants and to find candidates who are a perfect cultural and skill fit through more personal means.

Faster Hiring Processes:

Jobs in the hidden job market can have much faster hiring timelines. Since these positions are not publicly advertised, the pool of candidates is smaller and more targeted, leading to quicker decision-making and hiring.

Higher Salary Potential:

Positions filled through the hidden job market often offer higher salaries compared to those advertised publicly. Employers are willing to pay a premium for candidates who come recommended or have directly reached out, demonstrating initiative and a strong fit for the company.

Less Competition:

By tapping into the hidden job market, you’re competing against a significantly smaller pool of candidates. This reduced competition increases your chances of being noticed by hiring managers and landing the job.

Opportunity for Tailored Positions:

Sometimes, positions within the hidden job market are created specifically for a candidate with a unique blend of skills. Networking and making connections can lead to a role being crafted just for you, offering a perfect match between your abilities and the company’s needs.

Some of our successful students who adopted our philosophy

Lakshmi secured a research analyst position at Bloomberg using our unique three towers methodology to achieve her career aspirations.

Piers successfully landed a position at Investec, showcasing his capabilities and alignment with the company's vision.

Kaltrina landed her dream role as a financial analyst at Accenture, showcasing her prowess and determination.

In just weeks, Rushil's adept networking led him to a notable role at City Credit Capital, showcasing his determination and skill.

James relocated from Dublin to London, achieving his dream position and marking a significant milestone in his career.

Akshay leveraged our Trojan Horse methodology to successfully land an investment banking role, showcasing strategic application and determination.

Barnaby transitioned from a sales role to successfully secure a position at Octopus Investment, demonstrating adaptability and growth.

Priscila, demonstrating remarkable capability, skillfully secured multiple job offers in a span of just four weeks.

Morgan shifted from teaching to wealth management and impressively garnered five job offers in the new field.

Jack applied the 3 Towers methodology effectively to arrange a meeting with the CEO of PitchBook Data, showing strategic acumen.

Diveshaan, using his networking skills via the Breach method, successfully landed an offer at Macquarie Group, showcasing strategic acumen.

Sian, through strategic networking with the CEO, adeptly leveraged her connections to secure a lucrative offer, displaying remarkable tact.

James received multiple offers and ultimately chose his dream company, Slalom, highlighting his market appeal and aspirations.

Vaibhav landed an account manager position using the breach methodology and successfully secured an internal role within the organization.

How to Access Hidden Jobs

Finding jobs that aren’t listed is like having a secret weapon when you’re looking for a job. While it’s hard to say exactly how many jobs are out there hidden from view, it’s believed that up to 80% of jobs aren’t advertised. Getting to these jobs can really set you apart from the crowd.

How and Why Hidden Jobs?

Networking is Key:

Networking is not just beneficial but essential in uncovering these hidden opportunities. Personal and professional connections can often provide leads to job openings that are filled through word-of-mouth or internal referrals before they ever make it to public job boards.

The Importance of Online Presence:

In today’s digital age, maintaining a strong, professional online presence can attract opportunities directly to you. Recruiters often search LinkedIn and other social media platforms for potential candidates, effectively making your profile a gateway to the hidden job market.

Speculative Applications Matter:

Sending speculative applications to companies you're interested in working for can be surprisingly effective. Although there might not be an advertised opening, expressing your interest and demonstrating your value can put you on the radar for future opportunities or even create a position for you.

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Some of How to job PLUS's successful students

James successfully created multiple opportunities by specifically concentrating on the aspect of company culture.

Kaltrina concentrated on leveraging company culture to effectively generate interview opportunities.

Vaibhav has successfully secured a position at LSEG and has organized a meeting with an emphasis on understanding and discussing the company's culture.

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