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30 03, 2021

Virtual Career Fairs: A Guide

2021-03-30T08:46:43-04:00Categories: Networking, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Career fair is an event in which employers, recruiters, and universities provide information and opportunities to job seekers. Job seekers attend career fairs intending to meet new companies and potential co-workers, speak about upcoming opportunities, fill out resumes and applications and, ask questions regarding their industry. Career fairs have always been a big deal, and can definitely spark some nerves for those who have never attended one or are really trying to get their foot in the door. With all of the change in our world due to COVID-19, A large majority of career fairs are now being held [...]

8 12, 2020

Making Connections on LinkedIn: A Guide

2020-12-08T08:51:11-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

LinkedIn is a vital part of any job search. Earlier in the year, we discussed all of the ways that LinkedIn is of value to job-seekers. There are so many features that help individuals network and increase their chances of getting hired, but we pin making connections as the most important part of LinkedIn. This is something that some may struggle with as it is hard to be the person initiating things. That’s why we’ve compiled a guide on how to make these oh-so valuable connections on LinkedIn! […]

5 11, 2020

Networking: 10 Ways to Improve Your Skills

2020-11-05T11:26:27-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Far too often, networking feels superficial, awkward, and transactional. Because of this, a fair majority of professionals hate networking. And people don’t do things they don’t like. So rather than skipping networking all together or blabbing about things you aren’t passionate about, keep reading to see our favorite networking tips!   […]

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.  [...]

27 08, 2020

Networking Online Do’s and Don’ts

2020-08-28T09:01:13-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With networking events very limited due to COVID-19, people must adapt to online networking. Knowing how to approach someone during such a crucial time may help you when you are least expecting it. […]

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. […]

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. […]

9 05, 2019

“Are You Willing to Relocate?” How to Decide

2019-06-20T12:10:04-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Are you willing to relocate?” the question can surprise you if you’re not expecting it. Being prepared for understanding how you feel about relocating for your career is important. You’re not going to have the same answer for every opportunity and every location – but knowing how to come to a decision will help make the process easier. Check out these things to consider, 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. […]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-20T12:20:07-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below.   Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something [...]

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