You’re talking to someone at a party, or a friend of a friend, or the guy who just moved in down the street. You mention what you do, and the next thing you know, the person says, “Oh, I might have something that would be perfect for you. Send me your resume.”
What exactly do you send? A formal application with traditional cover letter? Something less formal? Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I walk you through exactly how to follow up in this situation. Check it out here.