LinkedIn is supposed to be a tool to help people network to get jobs, but a new lawsuit is accusing the website of actually harming users’ reputations. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of San Jose, California is allowing a lawsuit … More
About 200,000 new jobs were added to the U.S. economy last month, which is swell. But how on Earth can you go about getting one of them with such cutthroat competition? NBC News interviewed three influential pros to find out … More
The old song goes, “Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends. Mmm, gonna try with a little help from my friends.” The lyrics are so simple, and yet the message is so true. But often that simple concept of support, a little help, is easily forgotten, especially when we all get caught up in going full speed in our careers. But this is when we need the help the most. We need it from mentors, but we also need it from our peers.
If you pay attention to career advice — from Sheryl Sandberg or Warren Buffett or from or from this website, for that matter — you know that networking is crucial to finding a job, keeping it, and advancing within and beyond it. But of course, not everyone has access to solid career networks through friends, family members, or college. And a new study suggests this is a major factor that helps explain why the black unemployment rate is so high. More
Have you ever walked into a networking event, looked around the room, and felt like turning around and walking right back out again? You think, “Ugh. People are annoying.” Or “How does everyone already know everyone?” Or “I hate this. I’m so uncomfortable.” Or, “Please don’t notice how awkward I feel.” More
As the weather becomes warmer, the days get longer, and the rain boots start to appear, most students are beginning to wind down in their spring internships. Regardless of one’s academic background, the “internship experience” has become a seemingly essential feature of every young professional’s resume. However, as important as this experience may be in helping get one’s foot in the door, eventually every intern hits a point where they are ready for a “real job.” After all, who doesn’t look forward to regular hours, building a resume and, of course, a full-time salary? More
There’s always an excuse for movie night.
This time around, we’re studying some of our favorite films for hints on that valuable but hard-to-pin-down skill: networking. More
A few years have gone by since you last visited your college career center, practicing interview skills and combing through job listings.
OK, maybe it’s been longer than a few. No matter: Your alma mater could turn out to be a smart resource for your next career move. More
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Dear Introverted Bullicorns,
We’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to network when you hate networking, don’t know anybody, and feel awkward making chitchat with strangers. (SeeBullish: The Nerdy, Reflective Person’s Guide To Networking). More
If you are a new graduate or looking for your first job, one of the most important things you can do to start your career is establish a professional network. A strong professional network will increase your professional recognition, your skills, and help you find job opportunities. More
“Can I ask a question? I love working for myself and don’t want it any other way, but it seems that when you work for yourself you have to be a salesperson. I’m not a huge fan of sales people and hate feeling like I’m pushing something on someone. If you have any opinions on that I’d love to hear them!” More
Forging connections in the digital age isn’t always as easy as it once was. When we’re so used to being able to hit the “connect” button on social networking sites, the majority of us have come to focus on building our network online and completely miss out on important face-to-face opportunities. More
Are you a “Homer” or a “purple squirrel”? The answer depends on whether you have connections. According to an article in the New York Times that will make you want to burn your interview suit and go live in a yurt on the Oregon coast, “random” job applicants who send in resumes over the Internet are frequently referred to as “Homers” by corporate recruiters. As in Homer Simpson, icon of loserdom. Desirable applicants, on the other hand, are “purple squirrels,” because they’re rare. Blech. More