How Faith-Based Networking Can Aid Job Searches

Oct 2, 2007

wsjWhen Amber Edwina Hampton began searching for her first post-college job last spring, in addition to praying, the recent convert to Islam took advantage of her new religious connections to network.

As a result, a classmate at an Islamic school told Ms. Hampton about a job opening at the NYU School of Medicine. The classmate, already an employee at the medical school, also agreed to hand Ms. Hampton’s résumé to the hiring manager. Three weeks later, the 24-year-old was hired as a program associate.