Networking

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6 Social Media Mistakes That May Hurt Your Chances of Getting Hired

Take time to reflect on what you have posted online to understand what mistakes you may have made with your social media accounts. Far too often candidates make mistakes on their profiles that end up hurting their chances of employment. …

By Jeff Stoltzfus
Jeff Stoltzfus Associate Director of Career Services Technology and Data Integration
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What to Ask During a Networking Interview

Networking is a critical component of your legal job search. Each professional connection you make is an opportunity for mentorship and potentially the foundation of a future job, so it's important to keep cultivating these relationships no matter what stage of the job search you’re …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Attention new grads: 4 mistakes to avoid when networking

As a college senior or new grad, you may think you are totally new to networking. Actually, you’ve been doing it for years: every time you have asked a friend to tell you about a new app they like, every …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Taking the Work Out of Networking

This post was originally posted on LinkedIn on March 2, 2023. 

College students are often intimidated by networking. When I ask the freshmen and sophomores in my “Choosing Your Major and Career” course what feelings the word “networking” brings up, …

By Jessica Roffe
Jessica Roffe Assistant Director, QUEST Honors Program
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