If you’ve been working in the same career for years, it may be time for something new. You might have accomplished all you set out to do, grown beyond what initially got you interested in the field, or simply want a different challenge. Keep in mind that it’s better to try something new and learn whether it’s right […]
Using a college alumni network is one of the best ways to stay connected with fellow graduates and potentially land a job. Alumni networks help former students from a college, fraternity/sorority, club, or region gain information on each graduate’s career, residence, and contact information. Alumni can make contacts in a field, ask for career information […]
Social media plays a key part in today’s job search strategy. You gain insight into opportunities and employers that interest you and learn more about what it’s like to work for a company. You’re also able to see who works for the organization, determine whether you have a connection, and potentially gain an employee referral to increase your odds of securing […]
If you’ve been in your current role a while, you may no longer feel challenged by it. As you repeatedly perform the same responsibilities and gain more experience, you’re able to accomplish the same tasks in less time. Although this make your work easier, it also can cause you to feel complacent. Since you need to be challenged to feel engaged, it’s time to decide […]
As a leader in your company, part of your job is preparing presentations for a variety of audiences.
When applying for jobs, most employers request a list of professional references. These people may play a role in whether you’re offered a job with the company you want. For this reason, be sure your list of refences is tailored to each position. Include people you recently worked closely with and can explain your qualities to the hiring manager. […]