Category: Networking

The Importance of Relationship Building

The importance of relationship building is well documented, especially in the business world. This may be review to those whose livelihoods (and their ability to earn an income) depend on their ability to sell goods or services. As a salesperson,…

It’s Not Who You Know But Who Knows You

One of my favorite questions to ask whenever I talk about networking, be it in my career exploration classes or to individual students, is something like: “Have you heard of the saying ‘It’s all about who you know’ when it…

Volunteer to Find a Job?

I just read this article, How To Turn Volunteering Into A Job, on US News’ career section of their website. The gist of the article is basically a couple of things: more Americans are volunteering over the past year, and…

Twitter from a Novice Perspective

Are you a statistic? According to some reports, 73% of Twitter accounts remain inactive. This means to me that many people know that Twitter can be a helpful tool, but may not utilize it. I have been using Twitter for…

My Favorite Informational Interview Questions

If you’re exploring careers and interested in learning more about a particular job or career field, then the following list of questions I believe are the best questions to ask during an informational interview. In fact, this is the list…