Networking might be the best way to find out about different career paths and ultimately secure a position. This blog post will identify a few easy ways by which you can begin to activate your network.
You no doubt have heard that networking is key to a successful career. These days, we need to be cultivating and growing our connections throughout our entire career, not just when we need a job.
One of the best features of LinkedIn is being able to identify someone you might know at an organization, particularly one that you are targeting or has an open position.
This post follows up the previous discussion about the basics of email etiquette with an overview of different types of email that might be sent while networking. As before, the post contains examples of wording for the various types of messages.
It has been estimated by many studies—and confirmed by my own experience—that about 80% of job-seekers gain employment through some form of networking, referrals, and recommendations. This is a huge problem for introverts because networking is daunting, intimidating, and scary.
Informational interviewing is reaching out to a person who is working in a field or a company that you’re interested in. The purpose of the informational interview is to gain insider information and make contacts that could be helpful immediately or somewhere down the road.
Networking is an important part of the job search process. It's all about building relationships that both parties might draw on in the future. This blog post will provide tips for how to network confidently and effectively.