Networking

29 09, 2020

Job Versus Career: What’s the Difference?

2020-09-29T12:07:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the Dictionary: We have all heard the term job. By definition, it is a paid position of regular employment or a task or piece of work that is typically paid. We have also all heard the term career, which is by definition, an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with progression opportunities. So, with two clearly different definitions, why are the words used interchangeably more often than not? […]

22 09, 2020

Why LinkedIn is So Important to your Career?

2020-09-22T13:27:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everyone has been on, heard of, or simply looked at LinkedIn.  Joining this platform is a step everybody knows is important when starting a career search-but why? It merges the functions of job search websites and personal profile websites, into one. It is ultimately an extension to your resume, while also acting as a virtual one. There may be a misconception that the platform is used by only those searching for jobs, however, many people from freelancers, to students, to employers and even the big shots such as Bill Gates have LinkedIn profiles. This makes it a powerful networking tool as well.  [...]

4 08, 2020

5 Reasons You Benefit From Having a Mentor

2020-08-20T08:27:46-04:00Categories: General News, Motivation, Networking, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are countless reasons why you may want to find a mentor. Whether you just graduated, completing an internship, or a CEO of a company there is always an opportunity to learn, develop, and gain new perspectives to help you grow as an individual and within the workplace. Finding a mentor will help positively boost all that. […]

30 01, 2020

More Ways to Ensure Your LinkedIn Profile Stands Out

2020-01-30T14:31:50-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In our last blog, we shared tips on how to have a LinkedIn profile that stands out, and today we wanted to share even more helpful tips to ensure you have a strong profile! From listing current positions to creating a custom URL – here are eight more tips to help you! […]

29 01, 2020

How to Have a LinkedIn Profile That Stands Out

2020-01-29T15:34:27-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

LinkedIn is utilized for job searching, creating and keeping in touch with your connections, which is why if you’re utilizing LinkedIn for your job search – you want your profile to stand out. So we’ve compiled a list of tips that can help you. […]

25 10, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Avoid in Your Elevator Pitch

2019-10-28T08:46:47-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is an elevator pitch? According to MindTools, it’s “‘A brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what your organization does’. And should last no longer than a short elevator ride of 20 to 30 seconds, hence the name”.  So how do you develop your own pitch and ensure it’s just the right length? We’ve got you covered. […]

18 10, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Stand out At Work Events

2019-10-18T10:56:42-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Work events can be super beneficial for the company, and for you as an employee for various reasons. First being that it helps expand your own personal network. You meet new people; you build relationships and you get your name out there. Second, it benefits the company by bringing in more business or adding contacts to the company’s network. And lastly, the more you attend, the more comfortable you become for each event. Today we’re covering how to stand out, what questions to ask, and the things to avoid when attending events, here. […]

4 10, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Avoid Awkward Networking Conversations

2019-10-04T14:37:38-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Building relationships at networking events, and in the workplace is crucial. Whether you are meeting potential clients or allies, you want to ensure you leave a great impression – and that starts with a great conversation. But what happens when your conversations start to become awkward? How do you redirect and save the conversation? Find out below. […]

6 05, 2019

Why Listening Is One of the Most Important Skills at Work (And How to Be Better at It)

2019-06-20T12:17:10-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen stated it perfectly, “The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention”. Would you consider yourself a good listener? What constitutes being a good listener? Find out why listening is one of the most important skills, and how to be better at it, here. Check it out. […]

24 04, 2019

When You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (And Tips on How)

2019-06-20T12:31:21-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Having an updated online presence in today’s society is crucial, especially for your LinkedIn profile. Regardless of whether you are looking for a job, getting a promotion or are happy and content where you’re at, having an updated profile is beneficial. But when should you update your Linkedin profile, and what should you update if you do? Check it out below. […]

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