The start of the semester is a great time to routinely update and organize your job search materials. Even if you don't plan on going on the job market for several more semesters, taking these steps now will save you time and stress when you do begin your job hunt.
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.
By Don Goldstein Having had more than 50 jobs during the course of my career, I’ve used many methods to search for jobs from the more primitive to the high… Read the rest
Rob Silva is a Senior Medical Director - Neurology at Ipsen Pharmaceuticals. He earned his PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology from the Graduate Center.