Gone are the days when your mother would say you can’t open your presents until you sent hand-written thank you notes to everyone, including your Aunt Joan who gave you that scratchy wool sweater you’ll never wear. You would think that the digital age would make it easier for people to follow up with those…… Continue reading Thank Your Way into a Job
By Gary Slack For college students or young professionals early in their careers, there are hundreds and hundreds of career paths out there to pursue. May I suggest that you think twice, about entering certain fields, especially tobacco marketing. Of all the products and services you could help promote, tobacco is arguably the number one…… Continue reading Tobacco Marketing: A Career Path to Avoid
By Gary Slack Glassdoor really is coming into its own as a terrific tool for job-seekers of all types—college students looking for internships or full-time jobs and anyone and everyone looking to change jobs or careers. The platform used to be mainly for checking out what current and former employees anonymously say about their employers,…… Continue reading Glassdoor: Better Job-Seeker Tool Than LinkedIn?
Building a professional network takes time and effort, but many Millennials do little to take advantage of opportunities to tap individuals who might help their careers. This point of view is supported by agency and corporate executives I’ve talked with over the past several months. All are surprised with the laissez-faire attitudes towards effective networking. This isn’t…… Continue reading Networking Requires You To Take First Step