Holiday Homework: Build A Networking Spreadsheet

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

‘Tis the Season. . .for Networking

   Carly Moree  I’m a senior at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and will soon have a degree in International Public Relations. As a PR major, I learned quickly if I want to graduate with a job, I need to start meeting the “right people.” Last semester, I began my networking process by…… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season. . .for Networking

Insiders Have Job Search Advantage

  You read the online job posting, send your resume and later learn that the job was filled with an internal candidate.  Sound familiar?  More than half of open jobs are being filled with internal employees, according to a new study by CareerXroads, a New Jersey-based staffing-strategy consultancy.  Fortunately, the study is bullish on 2010 hiring,…… Continue reading Insiders Have Job Search Advantage