Throughout your career, everyone tells you how important networking can be. It’s on virtually every list of advice written by professionals in every industry. Yes, networking is important, but many of you are probably doing it wrong. Read on for five mistakes you might be making.
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Job seekers are struggling to find positions because so many job openings are never even advertised online. The “hidden job market” is very real, and it’s causing frustration among job seekers. You can find these jobs by determining what a company needs.
Everyone knows they should have a mentor but many don’t know how to find one. Mentors come in many flavors and hold different monikers, but the two common traits they should all possess is a willingness to give unbiased advice and expertise in the areas you are looking to improve. Read on to learn how to find your career mentor.
Recently been to a great networking event? Read on for four key strategies to build valuable connections with key people you meet when networking.
Don’t just introduce yourself when at your next networking event. Stand out and be memorable with these five tips.
When it comes to searching for a job, most people think sending out a hundred resumes a week and/or networking with everyone they know are effective strategies to land a new job. Little do they know, those efforts can actually prevent them from finding a job. From launching an unfocused search to not taking advantage of LinkedIn, here’s a look at five mistakes job seekers often make.
Landing your dream job takes more than just sending a resume and cover letter to prospective employers. The search is filled with potential for mistakes that can prevent you from simply obtaining an interview. Even if you’re certain you’re putting your best foot forward, you could be overlooking these six common mistakes made by job seekers.
In the staffing world, everyone in my industry knows that September brings an uptick in hiring. Managers come back from summer vacations after Labor Day and realize that they need to hire before the end of the year.
By far, the most successful way to land a job is through your inside connections, and the people to whom they could connect you, according to new research. The key question is: How do you network more effectively and more consistently? Consider these five ‘musts’ for you to network more efficiently to help you land the job you really want.