I know that networking is the best way to find employment. What if you don't live in your target city? What's the...
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best way to network?
The most common way to determine opportunities in a remote metro area is to scan the job boards and the 'online' newspapers. However, sending in your resume will usually put you in a large pile of resumes with little opportunity to 'sell' yourself into the company.
You can also contact the user groups in the area to gain a modicum of exposure.
The most effective way to gain exposure to a specific metro area is to work with a recruiting firm that specializes in platforms and technologies in which you are proficient. The recruiting firm will already have an understanding of the area and will have a list of client companies where your skills will be a fit.
Good Luck. Hope this helps.
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