4 Tips for Using Instagram to Network

Instagram is a hidden networking gem. Although you might use it for its photo-sharing features, staying up-to-date with trends, and following your favorite celebrities, Instagram can also be used as an effective networking tool—a way to make authentic connections with …

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How to Network in Close-Knit Industries

Let me tell you a little story about small working communities:

Two summers ago, I went to a panel where an editor named Katie was speaking. She brought some books that she’d worked on to hand out and I snagged …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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Winter Break: An ideal time to focus on Career!

While it may feel like a great time to take a break, it’s our experience that successful students find ways to continue their career engagement during time off from academics.  There are many ways to maximize your winter break, including:

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Why Hiring Managers Ask About Your Career Goals

I constantly make hiring decisions. One of the critical questions I ask as the closure of the interview is – “What are your career goals?”

The answer to this question reveals a lot about a candidate. For example, one time …

By Raman Attri - Ivy Exec
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