Five ways to break the ice at networking events

Five ways to break the ice at networking events
Written by Don Goodman, Originally published on Careeralism on October 8, 2013 Networking is not about how many resumes or business cards you hand out, but how you establish rapport and build a relationship that can lead to opportunities. Attending a networking event is only the beginning of the networking process. Effective networking takes time ...

In 7 steps: Network your way to a new job [Infographic]

In 7 steps: Network your way to a new job [Infographic]
Posted on YouTern, by GovLoop The votes are in, the judges have spoken and the contest is over. For finding a new job, or your first job, networking is the undisputed winner. And yet few of us are networking experts, or even know how to get started. Check out this classic infographic from Govloop and ...

How to Get a Graduate Job with No Experience

How to Get a Graduate Job with No Experience
  Written by Brendan Baker, Originally published on The Undercover Recruiter The age-old saying goes “you can’t get a job without experience… and you can’t get experience without a job”, and as a fresh graduate out of university this is one of the toughest barriers to face when trying to launch a career. There is ...

Recruited 101: 4 tips for managing your studies during recruitment season

Recruited 101: 4 tips for managing your studies during recruitment season
  Fall marks the start of a new school year, which means that it’s time to head back to campus, attend as many welcome back parties as possible and even squeeze in some time for your classes. On top of all these priorities, you also need to be thinking about your job hunt. This is ...

Simple ways to keep your network from growing cold

Simple ways to keep your network from growing cold
  You’ve put a lot of time into building up a huge network of people by going to conferences, attending industry events, and reaching out to people you admire. Great! But if you simply store these contacts in your address book, only reaching out when you’re job hunting or looking for a specific introduction, you ...

Career Planning 101: Get your professional life on the right track

Career Planning 101: Get your professional life on the right track
  Often we have a plan for ourselves, but end up falling asleep at the wheel. You get comfortable, your job becomes easy, and then all of a sudden time has passed and you wonder just what exactly happened to your career. Most of us end up in that type of rut at some point. ...

6 ways to deal with post-grad job search stress

6 ways to deal with post-grad job search stress
  Graduating from college is bittersweet. While many alumni are celebrating the completion of their education, others are jittery with job search stress. You’ve likely spent your entire life under the structure of an education system. You went from elementary school to middle school to high school and finally, college, but now you’re suddenly finding ...