How do you get a job these days? The answer often involves networking — it isn’t what you know, it’s whom, we’re told. But what does that mean? After all, we’re connected to many people, in countless ways. So who can actually help? What kinds of relationships should we try to use when we are looking for a job?
Content: Career Information | Author: Ilana Gershon | Source: Harvard Business Review | Subjects: General – Job Search, Networking – General
For some networking meetings, the agenda is obvious: Your companies are considering doing business together, or you’re looking for a job and this person might help you get one. But many professionals find themselves in networking meetings where the goals are murkier. Here are four ways to ensure your networking meeting is productive and meaningful, even if the agenda is amorphous.
Content: Article | Author: Dorie Clark | Source: Harvard Business Review | Subjects: Career / Employment, Networking – General, Personal Development
There are common threads with the introductions from people who stood out, made me want to meet them and/or help them start businesses, find jobs, or even hire them myself. They’re simple steps, but 99% of people skip them. Don’t.
Content: Career Information | Author: Ramit Sethi | Subjects: Career / Employment, Networking, Networking – General
Reading a room is a skill that can be learned; a guide to nonverbal cues like how people stand or hold their hands.
Content: Career Information | Author: Sue Shellenbarger | Source: Wall Street Journal | Subject: Networking – General
Most people know by now that networking beats answering job ads, but how you go about it can make all the difference. Here’s what to avoid.
Content: Career Information | Author: Anne Fisher | Source: FORTUNE | Subject: Networking – General
Ever imagine listening to a team of all-star recruiters, MBAs, senior managers, and professors talk about winning job-search strategies? Pull up a chair.
Content: Career Information | Authors: David Blend, Jacob Kalish | Source: MBA Jungle | Subjects: General – Interviewing, Networking – General