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Informational Interviews

How Job Seekers Over 50 Can Land Their Next Position

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 07.08.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Has your job search stalled? Are you feeling isolated and discouraged? Do you believe your age alone has led to major setbacks and missed opportunities? If you answered, 'yes' to any of these questions, you just might find yourself pleasantly surprised.

Graduated with a Job? I'm Sorry (Really)

Steve Dalton | Posted 05.09.2017 | College
Steve Dalton

Upon finishing grad school, I accepted a job with an employer who recruited on campus... and it was the biggest mistake of my life. The mistake wasn...

College Students: Schedule an Informational Interview Next Semester

Allie Erenbaum | Posted 12.17.2016 | College
Allie Erenbaum

I get it--you're ready to completely sink into winter break mode. While it may be easy to spend countless hours binge watching all the Netflix shows you're behind on, I encourage you to do one thing to prepare for your future.

Stayed Too Long in Work That Doesn't Fit? Fix It!

Susan Bernstein | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Instead of generally feeling "blah," you'll have a picture of what needs to be shifted. And, over time, you'll have a lot clearer picture of how bad things are actually getting. That may motivate you.

Job Search Tips for New Grads

Jason Alderman | Posted 08.05.2014 | College
Jason Alderman

To the roughly 1.6 million college graduates in the class of 2014: You have my heartiest congratulations -- and my sympathies. I graduated during the early 1990s recession when finding a decent job was very difficult, so I have an inkling of the challenges many of you now face.

Close the Networking Loop

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

Relationship building is important. For jobseekers, it's critical. As a self-identified super-connector, I introduce people on a weekly, sometimes daily, basis. I am always grateful when people acknowledge the introduction and let me know what resulted. I call this closing the networking loop.

Harness the Ben Franklin Effect, Boost Your Career

Steve Dalton | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Steve Dalton

You may know a lot about Benjamin Franklin -- for example, that he invented bifocals, graces the $100 bill, and was born on January 17 -- but you've likely never heard of the Ben Franklin Effect. It's a concept which, when properly applied, can strengthen your sales performance and even your job search.

5 Tips for Job-Hunting

Delia Lloyd | Posted 07.10.2012 | Money
Delia Lloyd

Back when I was towards the beginning of the job search process, I shared some job-hunting tips. But now that I'm on the other side -- offer in hand -- I have a bit more advice to impart from the trenches.

Networking Commandments for New Grads

The Levo League | Posted 07.02.2012 | Women
The Levo League

The bad news: You have to start from scratch. The good news: You have to start from scratch.