How Holiday Networking Has Changed After Covid-19

Many rituals and habits changed after Covid-19, and the surge caused by the delta variant means this holiday season will still be subdued. In-person gatherings in hotspots will be limited, parties will be canceled, and annual catch-ups will still likely be …

By Lisa Rangel - Vault
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Ask Yourself These 6 Questions to Build Your Personal Branding Strategy

For an executive, building a personal brand can sound like another unnecessary task on an already too-long to do list. But, if done right, the process of building a personal brand can be extremely beneficial and even fulfilling.

People want …

By Andjela Milenkovic - Ivy Exec
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Networking When You Have No Network

Today’s job search is nothing if not convenient. We can all sit in our beds wearing jammies, resumé at the ready, sending off applications as quickly as we can whip up the cover letters (and you should definitely spend some …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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3 Tips for Networking Event Success

Today, networking is essential for anyone looking to advance their careers, and it’s normal to feel uncomfortable when putting yourself out there in your professional life. When it’s your career and livelihood on the line, it’s easy to feel intimidated …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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The Essential Guide to Negotiating a Job Offer

Your contract with a new employer defines your position, earning potential, and career trajectory within an organization. It attaches expectations to the role and establishes your position within the corporate hierarchy. From the job title to the compensation package and …

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Negotiating Salary? Know Your BATNA

You’ve just finished interviewing for your dream role and you’re confident that an offer is in your future. This is an exciting time! And while it may feel like you’re in the home stretch, there’s still one big step before …

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How to Decline a Job Offer via Email | Template Toolbox

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If, after getting a job offer you decide to turn it down, it’s important that you do it in a way that comes across as professional and appreciative. If you’re considering declining an offer via email, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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13 Tips for Networking at Holiday Parties and Events

The holidays present many opportunities to pursue job opportunities and expand your network. Whether you’re an extrovert or introvert, here are several things you can do to make holiday job searching and networking easier and more enjoyable.

1. Enter events thinking, …

By Lisa Rangel - Vault
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Here’s How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Disagreed With Your Boss” and Land the Job

Have an upcoming interview for which you’re prepping? Good for you! Congratulations on scoring the interview; now your only concern is impressing the interviewer enough to land the job. We’ve already shared some of the top, most common interview questions …

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