Once you’ve zeroed in on the type of job you want — that currently has open positions — do some research to find the leaders in that field.

“Research the top 20 or 30 companies in the field and then research who their director and VP-level managers are — then research their social media,” said Joe Mullings, founder of The Mullings Group, a medtech talent acquisition firm. “The objective is to begin to establish a rapport by following them on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.”

With everyone working from home, these leaders might be more active on social media than usual.

The recruitment and talent acquisition executive says people should research the top 20 or 30 companies they would like to work for, find who the director and VP-level managers are, and establish a rapport on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.