How to write the perfect networking follow-up email

How to write the perfect networking follow-up email
You’ve gone to a career fair or other industry-related event to meet potential employers and make connections within your “dream job” company. You think you’ve had a great conversation with an employer, give them your contact info, and wait for them to follow-up. But they never do. If you want to stick out from the ...

How to take the work out of networking

How to take the work out of networking
If you’re looking to get into an industry where the jobs are fewer and farther between, it is best to have a contact from the organization and have them put in a good word. Networking is often the key to building those relationships. Unfortunately, it is not something that comes naturally to us all. In ...

Pass the turkey, and the career advice!

Pass the turkey, and the career advice!
Written by Caroline Dowd-Higgins, Published in Huffington Post The stress of the holidays can be difficult enough without having to worry about finding a job or reinventing your career. If you dread the inevitability of well-meaning family members asking “How’s your job search going?” consider tapping the wisdom and expertise of your friends and family ...

Five ways to advance your job search during the holidays

Five ways to advance your job search during the holidays
Written by Hannah Morgan, Published on the Job Hunt With just one month left before the end of the year, it is time to kick your search into high gear. Often a new calendar year brings a new budget and proactive hiring managers start scoping out candidates during the holiday season. Here is advice to ...

Why is December a prime time for job hunting?

Why is December a prime time for job hunting?
Originally published on Recruitment Revolution You may feel that December is a time when ‘no one is hiring.’ However, this couldn’t be further from the truth as many companies seem to find budget that they must spend before the end of the year, which can lead to job opportunities. It is also a misconception of ...

Stand out in your entry-level job search (U.S. Data)

Stand out in your entry-level job search (U.S. Data)
Text Version Available Below Infographic: Text Version How to stand out during our entry-level job search Competition is fierce when it comes to the entry-level job search, but there are a number of surefire ways to catch the eye of employers. 1. It’s never too late to intern. Internships are a great way to gain ...

Career advice for recent grads, from recent grads

Career advice for recent grads, from recent grads
  Written by CareerBliss, Posted on YouTern I have been out of the college scene for more than two years now and, after turning a three-month internship into a full-time position after graduation, I’ve learned a few lessons about the corporate world. My most essential piece of advice (surprise!): Network… then network some more. Yes, ...