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How to Use the Summer to Jumpstart Your Legal Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 05.28.2015 | Education
Tamesha Keel

Summer is the elusive time in between semesters when students take a break from law school, but continue to work hard as students of the law. Very quickly, they learn that summers may not be quite as glamorous and relaxing as portrayed.

Build Your Network for an Internship or Job in 140 Characters

Michael Geheren | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Michael Geheren

I got my internship this summer because of a #TBT tweet. Well, it's a little bit of a longer story, but Twitter eventually landed me this summer's internship. It all started with a simple "Throwback Thursday," tweet with an anchor at the TV station. That lead to a conversation on Twitter, then an in-person conversation, an interview and finally an offer.

3 Networking Tips for Your Summer Weekends

Ellevate | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Ellevate

During a summer weekend, many of us look forward to family activities, going to a beach, eating good food, or maybe just catching up on Mad Men. (Don't spoil the finale for me!) But while you are enjoying your leisure time, you can also be networking. Here are three tips to incorporate networking into your summer weekends!

"Let's Stay in Touch"- 4 Post Conference Networking Tips

Michele Lawson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Michele Lawson

Stress-free networking is not only possible; it is proven to be a successful way of building long lasting relationships and post conference planning is the difference between the once-a-year "conference buddy" connection and a year-round active and supportive network.

More Follow Up to Follow Up

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

I'll bet that some of you have a stack of business cards in a snarl of rubber bands on your desk. It's right next to that pile of spare change and the cell phone charger that doesn't go to your current device.

Foundation to Award Networking Star at Social Event

Jim Luce | Posted 05.26.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

A New York City business and philanthropic leader will receive the J. Luce Foundation's Global Adviser Award on May 19 at a networking event for established professionals supporting children with cancer in the Steelcase offices on Columbus Circle.

Gaining Job Experience: 101

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 05.15.2015 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

Experience is something you need when applying for a job, but how does one gain experience when no one will hire them because they don't have experience? It is weird, right? I have found that you can spin any opportunity into something that can help you nail down a job.

How to Make Clients for Life on LinkedIn

Irina Jordan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Irina Jordan

Making meaningful connections on LinkedIn goes far beyond sending requests, and there are several steps you can take to optimize your networking strategy.

The Shy Girl's Guide to Networking

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

Like it or not, there are a number of rites of passage which we all have to go through in our lives. My current situation seems to be punctuated largely by networking boo-boos.

7 Skills Of Extraordinarily Likable People

Jeff Haden | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Jeff Haden

Some people are naturally confident and self-assured. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them -- and possibly neither are you. We want people to genuinely like us... but we want them to like the real us. Here are seven ways to be who you are -- and to be extraordinarily likable.

A Plea to the Women CEOs and Career Experts Who Promote 'Networking for All:' Lend the Disability Rights Movement Your Ear... and Your Advice

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

Give the people on the bottom who want to follow in your footsteps the benefit of your advice and experience, listen to the challenges we are trying to describe to you, and help us learn how to extend resources, mentoring, and support to under-resourced populations.

The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

Melissa Llarena | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Stale networks happen when people stay employed in one industry and haven't been in touch with contacts from their prior industry.

The Worst Way To Start Your Career Search

Jill Jacinto | Posted 04.29.2015 | College
Jill Jacinto

We all need to make these career mistakes and I'm sure my initial letters were not as eloquent as I would have liked. Graduates need a wakeup call and I'm hopeful that after reading this they'll get one.

Professional Habits to Develop While in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.30.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The professional habits you create while attending college can contribute to your success in the internships you attain, the organizations you are a part of, and on the job after graduation. Here are five professional habits to develop while in college.

1 Sentence Challenge

Elliot Begoun | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

You meet someone for the first time; they ask the question, "What do you do for a living?" What is your answer? Like many, your reply might be the business equivalent of name, rank and serial number. An example of a typical response could be "I am the VP of Sales for XYZ Company."

6 Simple Tasks to Turn Your Job into a Career

David DiGregorio | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
David DiGregorio

Meeting deadlines may get you through the week but relationships and reputation are going to make you successful in the long-run. Here are six best practices for those looking to play the long-game and establish themselves as leaders in their industry.

Are You Short Selling Yourself?

Melanie Young | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I believe everyone has a story to tell. Many have several. Just as the average person dreams 4 or 6 times a night, I think an average person can spin ...

How To Lose A Job In 10 Ways

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 04.27.2015 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

As a young professional, there are things I wish someone would have given me a heads up about during the job search and interview process. Sometimes simple mistakes are putting qualified candidates at the bottom of the barrel.

Why Attending a College in a Big City Is the Fastest Way to Grow Your Career

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 04.23.2015 | College
Ximena N. Beltran

College is an important decision. That idea is instilled in many Americans at an early age. We're told that where we go and what we study will determine the life we will lead.

You Wanna Sell Me Something On Facebook? I'm Cool With That

Hollee Actman Becker | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Hollee Actman Becker

Here's the thing: I don't want to buy your $40 facial cleanser. But I think you're pretty dope for stepping outside your comfort zone to try and sell it to me.

Does Meerkating Count as Networking?

Vivy Chao | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Vivy Chao

Have you ever thought about how the act of networking is actually quite unnatural? Think about it. A person needs to attend an event, with or without knowing other attendees, and act like it is normal to walk up to complete strangers, shake hands with them, and then begin conversing.

Why Execs Are Ditching The Lunch Meeting For Soul Cycle

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business

(Reuters) - Sweatworking, the growing practice of meeting clients for a walk, a run or a fitness class, is elbowing networking out of bars and restaurants and into boutique fitness studios.

12 Tips to Network Like a Boss

Molly Borchers | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Molly Borchers

When I moved to a new city, networking helped me meet new friends. Today, networking and relationship building is more important for me than ever, whether I'm trying to find new client leads or place stories in the media for my clients.

Why Networking Should Be Your Top Priority

Holly Rust | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Holly Rust

Networking is by far the highest return on investment for your business. Networking is not only fun, but also essential for building your brand.

Why I Want to Have Coffee With You

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.16.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

It's funny, but the best part of my day seems to be when I have a drink, meal or any physical interaction with other people. Including those I barely know.