Last week, I advised students at Brigham Young University-Idaho to tear up their resumes and focus on their LinkedIn profiles. The same advice applies to in-person holiday networking which may take another year or two to return to pre-pandemic levels of opportunity. So, devote the hours you might otherwise have spent at a social…… Continue reading Expand Your LinkedIn Network During Holidays
As year-end social networking events kick into high gear this month, there are 10 things you can do to ensure you get invited back next year. Promptly Respond to RSVP Event planners indicate that only 30% of invited guests respond to the first round of invitations. Whether you’re going or not, respond promptly. Prepare Think…… Continue reading Holiday Networking Tips That’ll Make You Memorable (In a Good Way)
Contrary to popular opinion, agencies and companies don’t flip a switch and turn off hiring during holidays. Yes, year-end vacations and social events can slow down the process but smart job seekers will use this time of year to implement seasonal-specific job search game plans. Recruiters confirm a year-round need to fill new jobs. Edelman SVP of recruiting Travis Kessel…… Continue reading December Job Search Game Plan
Don’t put your job search on hold during the holidays. Here are 10 tips for job search networking during this time of year.
Many students look forward to year-end holidays as an opportunity to catch up on sleep and home-cooked food. For those seeking internships or full-time jobs, this time of year can be a surprisingly good time for career networking. Take a few minutes now to map out your holiday networking strategy. A previous post lists 10 holiday networking tips, key of which…… Continue reading Holiday Homework: Build A Networking Spreadsheet
In recent days, I’ve heard from a couple of job seekers who said they’re suspending their search efforts until January. Indeed, many agency and corporate executives are winding down for the year and most will be traveling or taking time off during the next two weeks. But this isn’t the time to slow down your job…… Continue reading Top 10 Job Search Networking Tips for the Holidays