How To: Networking

6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the Pandemic

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Successful networking can open doors to mentorship, professional development, friendship, and career growth.

Of course, things have been different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are many more of us working from home, but professional and industry events of …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
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9 Tips to Turn Networking Contacts Into Meaningful Relationships, From a Serial Connector

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The goal in any meaningful relationship is to give it depth. That’s what my book, The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Business Relationships, is all about. Of course, not every networking contact has …

By Susan McPherson - The Muse
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Your Guide to Virtual Career Fairs—So You Can Impress From Afar

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Have you ever seen that episode of The Office where the Dunder Mifflin crew heads to a local job fair? Just like in any other episode of the show, everything that can go wrong does. The worst part is when …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

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Ten years ago, when I entered business school, many professionals told me that the journey ahead required significant investment in professional networking. So I followed their advice, and soon my calendar was filled with various networking events and meetings all …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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Template Toolbox | Leaving Your Job? Use This Transition Plan Template

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A big part of leaving your job on good terms is smoothly transitioning projects and responsibilities. You can set your successors up for success by creating a transition plan and sharing it with a supervisor before your final day at …

By Deborah Swerdlow - Idealist Careers
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4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

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The more time that passes after you meet people for the first time—either in person or virtually—the harder it is to remember them. This is why, when you’re job searching, it’s important to take notes after meeting someone new. It’s also …

By David Solloway - Vault
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How to Use LinkedIn’s Alumni Tool for Networking

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It’s widely known that LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool that can help you broaden your contact list, set up informational interviews, search for job openings, and apply for new positions. But within LinkedIn, there’s a specific tool that’s not …

By Jane Hurst - Vault
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6 Networking Tips When You Don’t Have a Big Network

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One of the biggest challenges job seekers face today is not having strong relationships at their target companies. These relationships are important because they provide information, resources, and opportunities for your job search and career. While it can be challenging to create and …

By Jamie Carlstedt - Vault
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Building a “Personal Board of Directors” Can Transform Your Career—Here’s How to Do It

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When Suzy Nicoletti, a successful account manager, was passed over for a promotion, it didn’t make sense to her. “It didn’t fit with the stories I was telling myself,” she says.

Nicoletti sought input from a former colleague, someone more …

By Aliza Knox - The Muse
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How to Inquire After an Unlisted Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Your dream job isn’t always going to be listed on the company’s job board. In fact, there’s a strong chance it’s not—Business Insider purports that 70 percent of jobs are never listed. So what’s there to do when you’re the …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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