Leveraging Contacts Part II: The Art of the Follow-up

But what if your dream interview opportunity lives with someone in that 25 percent that has not responded?  Tough luck?  Settle with the 75 percent that got back to you, and forget about the...

Talking the Talk: A Social Entrepreneur’s Glossary

Cross-functional: Spanning various specialized areas of focus within an organization.  For example, having job responsibilities that include managing programs, people and finances. Data-driven: Taking factual, measurable points and using them to focus programs, missions and future development.  Being data-driven is...

Leveraging Contacts In Your Job Search Part III: Building Your Support Team

We're asking you to take it a step further and use that contact to build a team of support within the company.  Having four different people vouch for you rather than just one can...

Tips on how to set a Professional Tone with Email

I was interviewing for a job a couple of years ago, and over lunch with two of the interviewers I had a unique insight into a generational gap that most of us don’t think...
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Making it in Film: Tips for Getting Noticed in Hollywood

If you're looking for tips for getting your foot in the door of the movie business, you've come to the right place.

Setting up a Job-Shadowing Experience

A job-shadowing experience can also be the outgrowth of an informational interview. At your interview, you might be asked if you'd like to stick around a little longer than the planned time for the...

Ultimate Guide to Career Fair Success

Keep in mind a few simple guidelines, and you can ensure that you'll put your best foot forward at the career fair, and increase your chances for career fair success. Research the fair. Do you know...

Business Correspondence

Business correspondence serves a variety of purposes throughout the career cycle, but most of all it reflects professional courtesy during the job search. It can be quite time-consuming to correspond personally with everyone you encounter...
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Uncovering the Hidden Job Market

With so many web sites featuring job postings these days, it's easy to think that the only jobs available are the ones being advertised but that's just the tip of the iceberg. According to statistics,...

Job Shadowing: An Overview

That's the premise behind job-shadowing, an activity that enables a person to spend some time observing a professional on the job. Job-shadowing is often touted as a career-exploration activity for middle-school and high-school students to...

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