networking

June 5, 2017

3 Recruiting Lessons From Today’s Job Seeker

Allison, now 30, has been working since she was 16. Back then, she’d apply for a job, check in with potential employers after a few days, […]
December 1, 2014

How To Help Students Tap Into Alumni Networks

Using alumni networks is a great starting point for any college student’s career. Whether you’re a professor, adviser, or career counselor, you serve as an excellent […]
August 18, 2014

5 Essential Tools for Your Job Search

As students prep for the upcoming school year by purchasing textbooks and school supplies, job seekers also need to prepare for their job search. From using […]
August 11, 2014

3 Ways Job Seekers Ruin Networking Opportunities

Networking is an important and vital part of the job hunt, yet many job seekers are actually shooting themselves in the foot during the networking process. […]
June 30, 2014

How to Be a Firework During Your Next Networking Event

Hot dogs, fireworks, family, and friends. What’s not to love about the 4th of July weekend? While most of us will be out grilling and enjoying […]
May 23, 2011

Your Pro-Active Job Hunt Checklist

Remember when the experts told us to send out a pile of generic cover letters and resumes, then wait for the phone to ring? Those days […]
September 1, 2010

Rethinking the Elevator Pitch

One of the hardest challenges of the job hunt is being able to create and communicate an effective elevator pitch when the time arises. The elevator […]
May 27, 2010

Creating Your Selling Points for the Hidden Job Market

With most of the jobs landed coming through the hidden job market it is imperative that you get going on a targeted job hunt. A good […]
April 14, 2010

Suggestions for Networking in the Everyday

One obstacle we face as job seekers is that we forget that our ordinary encounters could be where we get that internship, job, or business lead. […]
August 25, 2009

Market Yourself with CareerShift

Whether you are a job seeker or someone who knows a job seeker, read below for some suggestions for taking those shots. Here are some actionable […]
May 13, 2009

Get More Interviews With CareerShift

Use CareerShift to get more interviews. In a bad economy, many industries are negatively affected and competition for jobs increases. This makes using job boards (as […]
March 19, 2009

Handling Job Search Rejection

Remaining positive after receiving a rejection notice can be tough. The key to handling rejection is in being prepared and not taking the notice personally. Successful […]