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?

Comments (5)

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

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" - Will Rogers