Who your friends are can play a significant role in finding a job. Unfortunately the importance of social circles is under rated when looking for a job. A lot of people do find jobs because their friends recommended them or made them aware of a role. However, getting a job because a friend recommend you tends to be more common for entry level positions.
If you are looking for a new job don’t be afraid to talk about it to your friends. They or someone they know may be aware of a role you are looking for. Usually, at the very least, if someone recommends you for a role you will get to the interview stage.
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