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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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Incorporating DEI into your online presence

When building a personal brand, it’s important to consider both your online and in-person presence. The story you’re telling, whatever the modality, should align and be authentic to you. Ask yourself, is there an element of your identity that you …

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Incorporating identity into your personal narrative

In business school, we often discuss the importance of telling your story via a compelling personal narrative. We understand that students come from a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. Aspects of your identity to consider may include sexual …

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Ten Steps to Effective Informational Interviewing

By Mike Gotham, Perkins Coie, Director of Recruiting & Retention, and Shelley Levine, Perkins Coie, Attorney Recruiting Manager 

If hearing the word “networking” makes you uneasy, then the idea of an informational interview may cause you serious discomfort. Many people shy …

By Vault Law Editors - Vault
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How to Write Great Networking Emails

Networking can be difficult, but it can be made a lot easier if you know how to communicate well. To that end, here are some tips for writing great networking emails.

Networking is all about building relationships

First, it’s important …

By Ellie Coverdale - Vault
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How to Increase Job Opportunities and Network Remotely

Networking can be a challenge at the best of times, and it can seem even harder to do remotely. Especially if you’re looking for new job opportunities at the same time. However, there are plenty of ways to network while working …

By John Allen - Vault
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The Value of Multicultural Organization Membership

 

Finding a community to belong to can have a positive impact on your personal and professional identity. Becoming a member of a diverse organization allows you to build community, to establish a strong network, and to gain leadership experience. 

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7 Ways Job Searching is Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

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3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

Even at the best of times, it’s natural to feel unsure of yourself when it comes to networking. You may be thinking, “I’ve reached out to my friends and colleagues, contacted my network on LinkedIn…but now what?”

In the current …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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