Informational interviews are your way of gaining a more in-depth look at a potential employer by gathering first-hand knowledge from past or current employees; a casual, coffee-shop conversation can yield a lot of insights. Social media gives you the opportunity to add two-way communication to the research you have already conducted regarding the company. You … Read More »
Receiving orientation to a new organization or assignment, acquiring knowledge and learning new skills, and building workplace “connectedness” are all valuable benefits of a strong mentoring relationship. As many as 70% of employees credit one or more mentoring relationships as being instrumental in their career success and job satisfaction. The mentoring relationship can be formal … Read More »
2013 is the year of the networker. Stop groaning. I know what’s best. Once we get that general premise down, we’re good to go. What’s that, you say? You don’t like networking? While I’m sure you’re a marvelously unique individual, you are hardly alone in that sentiment.
Why do so many of us hate networking? Networking … Read More »