Dream Company Networking

When heading toward your dream company, you need to pass two intersections: one that will determine the direction of your career/ industry and the other inquiring your networking strategy.  Since you already have a dream company in mind, you have successfully turned the “right” way at the first intersection toward your dream career.  Now, you’re … Continue reading Dream Company Networking

How to Conduct an Informational Interview

How to Conduct an Informational Interview?  Informational interviews are conducted in order to find new information regarding a particular industry or company by talking to people one already knows or to those who have been referred to one. Identify an Occupation or Career Path The first step in conducting an informational interview is to identify … Continue reading How to Conduct an Informational Interview

The Art of Listening

Listening is arguably our most powerful tool of communication. Studies show that we spend roughly 60% of our communication time listening. Listening is a skill critical to almost every aspect of our lives. We listen to situate ourselves in a busy room, to avoid danger when crossing the street, to maintain relationships with loved ones, … Continue reading The Art of Listening

Perks of a Phone Interview

“Congratulations! Our recruiters enjoyed talking with you. We’d like to get to know you a little bit more. Please email times you’re available for about 30 minutes and we’ll schedule a phone interview for some time next week.” - A recruiter turning my excitement into panic in a matter of seconds                                       Let’s be honest, … Continue reading Perks of a Phone Interview

Let’s Talk Body Language…

1. Avoid the awkward handshake. A handshake should be firm and express confidence, not limp or overbearing. Practicing with your friends can be helpful. 2. Although your personality is vibrant, save certain gestures for appropriate venues and times. You should also be aware of your body language when you're out and about during career fair … Continue reading Let’s Talk Body Language…

When You’ve Got a Case of the Interview Jitters

So you were successful at the career fairs and advanced to interviews But the competition is tough and you know that you've got to bring your A-game You're hoping that the mojo will come to you in the moment and that all of your fabulous skills will magically shine through But it's only natural to … Continue reading When You’ve Got a Case of the Interview Jitters