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HEELP! When applying with no connection: is it best to email to the general agencyjobs email, reach out to HR directly via email or LinkedIn in, or reach out to the CD via email/LinkedIn?

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I tend to email a company’s recruiter directly, as he or she actually knows what openings they have. You could go straight for a CD and they like your stuff but have no job for you and completely miss an opp on the other side of the building, you know?

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My best advice: Research the CD, call and ask to be connected. Show that you know them and their work, be polite and complimentary. Ask if you can email them, her/his email. Send your stuff and follow up later.

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It’s best to get connections. Start today. I recommend production parties and any agency event or happy hour you can find. Otherwise, LinkedIn but better do both

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