itwbennett writes: Ever gotten hired while sketching seminude women? Yeah, me neither. But that's how Marc Holmes got hired to work in a visual effects studio. Now, I'm not suggesting that you ditch the interview suit and file away your resume, but in this job market it pays to leave yourself open to serendipity. And by that I mean, don't tune out the people around you. 'News about job openings, training programs, or business prospects is more likely to come from people who aren't close to you,' says social trend expert Melinda Blau. Your next boss could be riding the elevator with you or hogging the arm rest on your next flight.