Source: Fast Company, May 2016
PLANT THE SEED
The first step toward convincing recruiters that you’re in demand is to project some signals during the earliest stages of your contact. During your initial phone or email conversation, you should subtly reference any interest that you’re generating in the job market.
GENTLY INCREASE THE SENSE OF URGENCY
… it’s hugely beneficial to create a sense of urgency among the people who are reviewing your application.