Know the type of position you want to land. If you know this - you can target the companies within that industry and the people you need to network with to land an opportunity.
Now that you know your target company - develop a strategy to network with individuals that work in that company. Resources such as LinkedIn, personal contacts, friends, friends-of-friends will be a great start.
Create a candidate profile on AshevilleJobs.com. Employers search our candidate database daily and creating a polished profile about yourself when they look increases your chances of getting found by their hiring team. If you have a LinkedIn account you can create your profile in minutes. See example below.