Posts Tagged ‘Networking’
December 16th, 2016 |
9 Simple Networking Conversation Starters
Do you have trouble thinking of what to say at a networking event? Maybe you don’t go to networking events because you don’t know what to say.
Well, networking doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Once you know how to get a conversation started with complete strangers, it’s pretty easy to take it from there.
January 28th, 2015 |
5 ACTIONS SUCCESSFUL JOB SEEKERS TAKE BEFORE LAUNCHING A JOB SEARCH
Starting a job search can feel overwhelming. Many job seekers don’t know where to start. Usually what they do is immediately start searching for vacancies on job boards. But it really makes the most sense to take a step back first and ensure that you will be successful by implementing best practices.
December 5th, 2014 |
Should Your Job Search Take a Holiday?
Many job seekers think there is no point to searching for a job during holiday season. After all, everyone knows that work tends to slow down around the holidays when companies are holding office parties and workers are out shopping for gifts.
But taking a break from your job search could be a big mistake. By not continuing your job search during this time, you could miss opportunities to network and to make yourself known to employers before January, which is when many employers get serious about hiring.
October 3rd, 2014 |
5 CAREER RISKS YOU SHOULD NEVER TAKE
Taking risks is often a good thing in terms of your career. By taking risks you can reach heights that you never would have otherwise. But there are some career risks that you should never take. Some career risks do not have the potential for a good payoff.
Here are five no-nos that have the potential to ruin your career.
August 1st, 2014 |
6 UNLIKELY PLACES TO LOOK FOR A JOB
Job searching can be hard work. And if you don’t know where to look, you could find the process much more frustrating than it needs to be. Sometimes being a little unconventional in your job search can pay off.
Here are some unlikely people in places you might not expect who can assist with a job search.
March 7th, 2014 |
5 STEPS TO NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS
If you are an introvert, networking may be something that you avoid. The thought of walking into a room full of strangers and trying to make small talk may feel overwhelming. But it is common wisdom that networking is the best way to land a new job, and it can turbo charge your career.
January 25th, 2013 |
5 COMMON MISTAKES THAT CAN KEEP YOU FROM LANDING YOUR DREAM JOB
What is preventing you from getting your dream job? Even with good credentials, if you are finding it difficult to get an interview, you may well be making the following mistakes.
November 30th, 2012 |
CAN YOU AFFORD TO WAIT FOR THE IDEAL JOB?
With unemployment still higher than normal, you may be faced with a tough decision. Do you hold out for your ideal job or do you go the practical route and take something less than ideal in exchange for steady income? Of course in the best of all worlds, you would find your ideal job quickly at the pay that you want, and obviously some people have been able to find that combination. But for those who do not have time on their side and need to earn an income quickly, it may come down to what they are willing to sacrifice.