How to Land an Informational Interview

Many people see informational interviews as tricky. What are they for, really? They’re definitely for gathering information about a certain industry, job…

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5 Things You Need to Do to Land a Great Job Out of College

Receiving a college education is beneficial, but your most valuable asset after college is your marketability. Unfortunately, colleges often fail to equip…

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How Recruiters Are Leveraging Facebook — And How You Can, Too

Many people think of Facebook as a purely social network where people go to post pictures of their cat, share recipes or…

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125 Conversation Starters For Virtually Any Situation

A good conversation starter can transform an awkward, stilted conversation into an interesting, enjoyable discussion. That’s important in sales, as having several…

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How to Network When You’re Not Looking for a Job

Once you’re on the job market, it’s usually too late to build a network. Of course, you should still make every effort,…

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Sponsors vs. Mentors: What’s the Difference & Why It Matters

Mentorships help professionals learn about their fields and roles from senior practitioners.  Mentors serve as advisors, helping mentees shape their ambitions and…

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Why Digital Networking Is the New Business Card

Business cards are a waste of money. There, I said it. I know they can look really cool — metal, gold-leaf, embossed,…

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Taking Time Away From the Workforce? Here’s How to Protect Your Career

Whether you’re taking a break from the workforce to look after a child, care for a loved one or recover from an illness…

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13 Mistakes to Avoid at Your Next Networking Event

How good are your networking skills, really? Are you gaining awesome connections at every event, or do you leave with a handful…

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Why December Is the Best Month to Find A Job

Believe it or not, December is one of the best months to find a job. Sure the store discounts, holiday festivities, and…

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What to Never Say When Networking

Networking used to be organic. You went to a gathering of like-minded people in your community, or to lunch with individuals the…

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These Are Email Templates To Use When You Want To Ask For An Introduction

Throughout the course of your career, there will be times when you need to ask for an introduction — even when you don’t want to. Whether you’re a…

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