I attended my first formal networking event in my second year of university. Having had no professional work experience and no clue what I wanted to do with my life, I made a number of newbie mistakes, which included (but was not limited to): 1. Wearing open toe heels a couple inches too high, with … Continue reading How to Behave at a Networking Event
I don't want to speak for everyone, but as a recent graduate, I spend more time on LinkedIn than on any other social media site. It is a hub for young and experienced professionals alike, to both stay informed about world news as well as about industries, professions, organizations and people. It can also be … Continue reading How to Polish Up Your LinkedIn Right After Graduation
Networking is an art, in the same way that sales is an art. The whole point of networking is to form professional relationships with people who will eventually have a vested interest in your success. It is a mutually beneficial, low cost yet long-term investment in yourself, your career, and your success. After I graduated, … Continue reading How to Have a Coffee Chat
When I think of my final year of university, I think of a lot of things. The last homecoming. The final lecture. Convocation. But in all those days leading up to the pivotal moment of graduation day, there was a looming threat keeping graduating students up at night - a silent, cold sweat-inducing panic, an … Continue reading Help! All my friends have jobs!