Networking

6 Strategies to Ignite Your Job Search

6 Strategies to Ignite Your Job Search

    So sending fifty resumes doesn’t seem to be working, week after week, month after month. Sometimes you need to broaden your scope and try out different approaches. Your job search needs all the chances it can get, right? Here are six strategies to use to build momentum in your job search.   Focus fire companies For starters, choose 20 to 30 companies you want to work at. It’s gr... »

How to Build Relationships to Realise your Career Goals

  Is relationship building a skill you focus on? Do you build relationships for your future career prospects?   Millennials are labelled the flighty, glib and self-centred generation of today. Often coming across as thoughtless in how we sometimes talk, there are advice and techniques to try and connect more naturally with our superiors, the baby boomers.   (Source) Many of us have ... »

How to Smash Networking Events to Generate Job Offers

Are you using networking to your advantage? Do you use networking events to generate job offers?   Millennials that first enter the world of networking feel awkward and out of place. You feel that there is a ton of unspoken rules, and anything you say makes you cringe inside. It doesn’t have to suck. The core here is finding out what you can offer to potential connections. By taking this into... »

Jump-Start Your Career by Showcasing Yourself via LinkedIn Groups

Jump-Start Your Career by Showcasing Yourself via LinkedIn Groups

Ever wonder if there was a great way to gain connections and insight from your peers, for career advice and future career prospects? Ever heard of LinkedIn groups?   For those that want to jump-start their careers, and learn and connect with professionals in similar career paths, groups need to be part of your agenda. Namely, LinkedIn groups. Groups on LinkedIn are far and wide, varying by in... »

How to Network Like a Politician for Your Job Search

How to Network Like a Politician for Your Job Search

  (Source) Networking is such a pain for many of us. We get that uncomfortable squirmy feeling when asking for something from a stranger. Millennials with fresh qualifications find networking a whole new world. It’s not as simple as friending someone on Facebook.   Here are some mindsets that you need for your job hunt and networking efforts.   Act and behave like a Pro You need to ... »