How to conduct an informational interview
Informational interviews are one of the most effective ways to build a network, get career advice, and get contacts to land your dream job. Follow the steps below and you’ll conquer any and all informational interviews. Set up a meeting with the right person Identify the types of people you’d like to speak with given […]
Who should I connect with on LinkedIn?
You’re finished setting up your amazing LinkedIn profile and are ready to start adding connections. Inevitably you ask yourself, “Who should I connect with?” The simple answer is, you should connect with more people than you probably think. Start with friends and family Naturally, you should connect with all of your friends, family friends, and family […]
How to find and cultivate a mentor
Having a strong mentor is key to professional success. A mentor can give you vital guidance, insight into a company’s culture and exposure to career opportunities. They can also help you think more strategically and give feedback on your goals. A good mentor inspires you, pushes you to be better, and gives honest yet constructive […]
What’s an informational interview and how do I conduct one?
Informational interviews are one of the most effective ways to build a network, get career advice, learn about an industry/position/company, get prepared for an interview, and land your dream job. We cannot overstate how important this tool is to your job search. What is an informational interview? An informational interview is simply a 20-30 minute […]
How to work a job fair like a boss
Job fairs are a great opportunity for you to meet many potential employers and learn about their organizations. But remember that those employers will also be meeting many job seekers and will be evaluating your fit as a potential candidate – so you need to make a good impression. How to master the job fair […]
How to build and expand your network
Networking is critical to your career. Connections can give you career advice, point you towards opportunities, and help you obtain job offers. In order to utilize a strong network, you have to start building it before the need arises. The earlier you begin the better. And despite what people think, getting started is easier than […]