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How to Network Your Way to the Corner Office Within Your Own Company

John Corcoran | Posted 03.03.2015 | Business
John Corcoran

By seizing any opportunity you can to work with people in your company in areas that you are interested in; you are essentially laying the groundwork for you to gain more access to this area of your company in the future.

Why You Should Leave Home and Experience an Internship in a New Country

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Allowing for both personal and professional growth is right outside of your bubble. Make connections, immerse yourself in the culture, and find success. Once you step outside of your comfort zone, you'll grow more than you ever thought possible.

How to Be an Effective Communicator in 5 Easy Steps

Lauren Goldstein | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Lauren Goldstein

People can sense the disingenuous person miles away. We have that "gut" feeling which, while we cannot explain it, can sway us one way or another. It does not matter what business you are in, the number one way to be an effective communicator and build lasting relationships is to be genuine.

The "New" Rules of Networking - Final Round

Michael Goldberg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

If your goal is to grow your business by networking, you need to know the rules to get the most out of every cocktail party, conference, convention, trade show, product show or networking connection.

7 Tips for Networking Your Way to Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.27.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

This is blog post was written by a friend of the Intern Queen Network, Ariel Kendall, a 2011 graduate of the University of St. Thomas. Before embar...

Why Quality Over Quantity Is The Key To Productive Networking

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business

When it comes to networking, the genuine connections you make matter far more than the stack of business cards you collect. Erica Dhawan, the co-autho...

The Power of Appreciation

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.23.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

The art of the thank you note has evolved over the years. It used to be when you received a gift, or someone helped you in some way, you would send a note to express your appreciation for their efforts.

Young and Entrepreneurial: The Sky's the Limit for Skyler Logsdon

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.19.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The first person I featured in this series was Penn Alumnus Jon Youshaei, a Google Associate Product Marketing Manager, writer and intrapreneur (you can find the feature article here).

How to Make Every Meeting Wildly Productive

Honoree Corder | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Honoree Corder

I've gotten much more effective regarding meetings over the years, and I've identified three ways to help you make every meeting wildly productive and worth having:

Even More "New" Rules of Networking

Michael Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Rules can help you maximize your efforts and help you from hitting (or being hit) below the belt. Heck, breaking of "the rules" is the headline this year as the Super Bowl ramps up!

5 Ways to Shake Up Leadership Development (and Why You Shouldn't Wait to Try Them)

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Jenny Dearborn

You can't be a great company without great leaders, and even the best leaders aren't immortal. Sooner or later (and probably sooner) you'll need to replace them. Is your company ready?

How to Build a Network in N.Y.C., No Matter Where You Are

FindSpark | Posted 02.13.2015 | College
FindSpark

As with regular networking, follow-up is an important part of online networking. In fact, you may have to follow up more diligently when you are trying to establish connections with people solely online; it's easy to forget to respond to an email or request.

7 Tips: Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Conference Buck

Michele Lawson | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Michele Lawson

Instead of dwelling on all the events you are going to miss, try to focus on how to make the one conference you go to an absolutely kick-ass learning and networking opportunity.

8 Networking Tips for Extroverts

Diane Gottsman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Diane Gottsman

While they do enjoy some distinct advantages in making connections, their gregarious nature can also work against them.

Ask Not What I Can Do for You

Gary Rich | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Gary Rich

I'm certain that all parents, particularly of teenagers, will be familiar with the scenario I'm about to describe. It's the moment one of my daughters appears looking guileless and hesitantly ventures: "Um Dad? Can I ask you a question?"

Building a Strong Startup

Lisa Chau | Posted 02.10.2015 | Small Business
Lisa Chau

Failure is a part of the learning experience. Most successful startups are usually not an entrepreneur's first attempt. Almost every thriving business can point to a history of peaks and valleys.

"Achieving The American Dream Is Hard": How One Nonprofit Is Helping Underserved Women "Move Up"

Ravishly | Posted 02.10.2015 | San Francisco
Ravishly

As most millennials can attest, the job market is rough. Attempting to navigate it is, at best, an enervating challenge. And that's for Americans who speak the language and understand the job searching tools at their disposal.

An Easy Formula for Answering the Most Important Job Search Question

Steve Dalton | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Steve Dalton

Imagine you are dining in a restaurant with a friend, and your friend suddenly begins to choke on a piece of food, grabbing for her neck. What do you do? Did you say the Heimlich Maneuver? Hopefully so. The Heimlich's simplicity makes it easy to recall during extremely stressful situations.

More "New" Rules of Networking

Michael Goldberg | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

As I mentioned in my last article, The "New" Rule of Networking, there are absolutely rules when it comes to networking. They're just not written, enforced by a governing body, or mentioned at the beginning of a networking event before you "touch gloves" and come out networking.

Is Your Boss an Empty Suit?

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Craig Newmark

Your first task after getting inside might be to determine if the boss is an "empty suit," looking good and projecting confidence and that's it. Then you decide if the culture is a fit for you.

5 Reasons Networking Is Necessary for Startups

Jose Vasquez | Posted 01.26.2015 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Professional networking, both online and in person, is a necessary ongoing strategy for startup entrepreneurs. While every business is unique and has different needs, building the business through networking is always a beneficial plan.

12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

The big news were, of course, LinkedIn Pulse going public, allowing the millions of networks users to express their voices freely, connect with each other, and learn from each other.

Rinkins Report: Keys to Building Valuable Business Relationships

Zach Rinkins | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Zach Rinkins

Nobody wants to be used. So your networks must benefit everyone involved. Service to others and sharing resources are the glue that holds networks together. My rule of thumb is to reach out to people in your network periodically.

The "New" Rules of Networking

Michael Goldberg | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

If networking is important to you, no doubt you want to make a great impression, be liked by most people you meet, and have a strategy for starting, maintaining, and ending conversations.

How Spending the Night in a Homeless Shelter Made Me a Better Networker

Ellevate | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellevate

Last year I made a New Year's resolution to spend one evening a month doing the overnight shift in the men's homeless shelter in my neighborhood. It was an eye-opening experience from the start and one of the outcomes I didn't expect was that it helped make me a better communicator.