The Power of Networking

JOTW Founder Ned Lundquist
Tops 10,000 Members, Wins Kudos —
and Shares Job Hunting Advice
for Senior Execs

“The secret of finding a job you're happy with lies in being challenged and appreciated,” says Ned Lundquist, ABC, who supports the Navy's Surface Warfare Directorate as a strategic communications consultant while serving as a senior science advisor for Alion Science and Technology. “A large part of it also involves having the tools and resources you need to be effective at work. Nobody wants to be in a situation where they're constantly running into a brick wall to make good things happen. That's one of the biggest reasons people in this industry look for new jobs in the first place.”

He should know. In addition to his day job (which he's plenty happy with, thank you), Lundquist is known to 10,145 PR practitioners as the founder and force behind the “Job of the Week” (JOTW) email newsletter network to which they subscribe. Created in 2001, the program was built through word of mouth and continues to be delivered as a text-only email often featuring 75 or more senior level communications and PR jobs each week — all of which are contributed by its members.

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