Are you a valuable networker? How can you tell? Are you willing to help people without the promise of anything in return? Do you help colleagues and new contacts open doors? If so, you’re much more likely to succeed at networking than the person who spends all of his time hoping to get something in return […]
Don’t rest on your networking laurels if you’re in the market for a job — of if you are thinking of starting or growing a business. Once you identify your network, you’ll want to get to work expanding it. You never know who “knows someone who knows someone.” Everyone you meet and impress with your skills […]
Do holiday parties leave you hapless and hopeless? Maybe you’re between jobs and not really feeling the spirit? Don’t despair and let it ruin your Thanksgiving and holiday season. With a little preparation and the right attitude, you can turn festive occasions into opportunities for you to meet new allies for your job search. Follow […]
Everyone knows that referrals are the best way to land interviews, but are you taking advantage of the plethora of networking opportunities you likely encounter every day?
You know networking is one of the most effective ways to land a job. When you have a referral, it’s more likely that someone will review your résumé, and you are statistically more likely to win an interview when someone you know suggests your name for an opportunity.