How To: Networking

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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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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How Informational Interviews Can Lead to a Job Offer

Informational interviews are an often ignored aspect of the job search. For unemployed individuals, college seniors, and disgruntled employees, the stress of the job search makes something like an informational interview, which often does not result in a job offer, …

By Jon Minners - Vault
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Networking Tips for International Students

Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

By Nan Liu Barnes - Vault
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How to Write a Networking Email to Land Your First Job Out of College

The old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” might hold more truth than new college graduates realize.

One study revealed that about 85% of jobs are filled through networking and referrals. And even with millions of …

By Sujan Patel - Vault
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How to Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation (with Samples)

Are recommendations on LinkedIn important? It’s true that the final hiring decision will not be made based on what a past client or coworker says about you. But your goal is to grab the attention of a recruiter way earlier …

By Andjela Milenkovic - Ivy Exec
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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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How to Network Your Way to an Interview with a Tech Unicorn

In many of the world’s largest economies, including the U.S. and Canada, the labor force is aging. And some of the traditional hiring formalities are fading away, as many fast-growing companies are looking to fill positions to fuel their growth. …

By Nitin Agrawal, founder of Interstride - Vault
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Virtual Info Chats Now Available on Handshake

 

Virtual info chats are informal, 15-minute 1:1 conversations between a student and an employer, hosted on Handshake via integrated video. These chats provide a quick way for you to connect with employers in a less intimidating setting to get …

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