Career Advice (Page 3)

How to network in-person

When professionals refer to networking to advance their career, many times they are simply referring to their use of the social networking site LinkedIn.com. Yes, LinkedIn has done a fantastic job of branding itself as the #1 method to grow your professional network, but let’s not throw away the traditional methods just yet. Humans are more likely to remember an individual they’ve met in person, rather than a name they’ve viewed on a screen. Therefore, networking in-person will remain the most [...]

What To Wear To Work: How Your Style Affects Your Career

Just because you’re following the dress code, that doesn’t mean you are dressing acceptably for the company image. A dress code is a simple guideline to ensure you maintain the most important aspects of the company image, but it doesn’t tell you about the appropriate style to maintain. It’s true, many people don’t have a care in the world when it comes to being “stylish”, but that can also affect your career. We’re not talking about keeping up with the [...]

How can you find a job without experience?

It’s a cruel, cruel world out there. Students need practical experience to land a job in their field, and no one will hire them without that experience. Here’s the conundrum – how are students supposed to get experience if no one will give them their start? You could sulk all day and pity yourself on these unfortunate circumstances… or you could take some initiative and do something about it. Apart from landing an entry-level role within a company, there are other [...]

Resume writing advice for career transitions

When attempting career transitions, one of the most difficult aspects is explaining to an employer how the skills from your current job can apply to your new one. Since many employers are looking for people with exactly the right skills and qualifications, it can be hard to get noticed when your experience doesn't completely match what the employer is looking for. While this can be difficult - it is certainly not impossible, and with the right tips, your resume can [...]

7 Mighty Methods to Grow your Network on Twitter

We tend to focus a lot on LinkedIn, when it comes to professional networking to benefit your career. This makes the most sense because LinkedIn was developed for this exact purpose. Many other social networking websites are just that – social networking websites, and not professional networking sites. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t use other social networks to help you expand your professional network. When looking for tips and ways to grow your network on Twitter, you will [...]