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Ask the Twitterverse: Twitter Chats Rule the Internet

Alex Lyman | Posted 03.19.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

Social media started as an innovative way to connect digitally with your family and friends and keep them updated on your more important life happenin...

14 'Soft' Skills to Master in Your 20s

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.18.2015 | College
Danny Rubin

It seems hard to believe, given how much weight we place on the all-important question of "Where did you go to school?" But as online courses become more legitimate and trustworthy, employers might not care where we gain the skills -- only that we have them.

The Case For Connection

Tamara Romeo | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business
Tamara Romeo

Social media, in all of it's various forms, provides ways to build relationships with people in your extended network. For those of us who have businesses of our own, it's also a way to build your brand, communicate your purpose, showcase your unique differences, and sometimes, Lord forbid, even have a little fun.

10 Ways to Rock a Conference

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.13.2015 | Small Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Whether you are going to a trade show, festival or business conference you have to be prepared. You are already spending time, money and energy to get to your event. Let me teach you some tricks of the trade.

The Ten Commandments of Networking Emails

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.11.2015 | College
Danny Rubin

If you're like me, you have a personal email address and a professional one. And you're careful to not mix the two. Simple enough, right? Apparently...

New Networks Are Cracking Open Career Opportunities

Jessica Pliska | Posted 03.09.2015 | New York
Jessica Pliska

Personal connections begun in members-only clubs will continue to benefit the careers of members, only. But new organizations that are redefining networks have created an entirely different model--open communities rather than private clubs.

Attitude and Effort

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.09.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

When it comes to losing celebrities, especially the younger ones, I find it difficult watching any of the shows, broadcasts, or movies they were in. Strange but true.

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 03.16.2015 | 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.