What is an appropriate number of times to cold-call a contact?

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I'm pursuing an internship opportunity at a local boutique. I've called my contact about three times today and he hasn't picked up a single time yet. I'm starting to get to the point where I feel like I'm annoying him.

I also have his email but I'd MUCH prefer to talk to him on the phone. Should I continue reaching out via phone or should I just email him and ask him to call me back?

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Mar 23, 2016

The more the better.

Mar 23, 2016

definitely try doing at least x5 times a day. If he doesn't pick up, I'd try driving up to his house and meeting in person

Mar 23, 2016

If he doesn't answer his door I would highly recommend adding his children on facebook and offering to "chill".

Mar 23, 2016

If this isn't a troll, there are careers outside of banking that will better fit your personality.

Mar 23, 2016
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