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Take Advantage of the Domino Effect of Networking

This special discussion of networking's "domino effect" comes to us from Page Bostic, a member of Women in Technology. ...

By Page Bostic on 6/02/10

The Ultimate Post-College Starter Kit

Class of 2009, your moment is now! For those still on campus, have fun and be sure to carry around some Claritin so you can say you have allergies when people accuse you of crying. Then, once you've had a second to...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 12/17/09

The Tao of Teaching: In Memoriam

Good Morning Taoists. Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Goodnight, what have you done with your life? ...

By Tom Wiseman on 10/09/09

The Waiter Rule

When you eat at a restaurant, how do you treat your waiter when everything is going well? And what about when your dinner goes to hell in a handbasket? Surprisingly enough (or perhaps not surprisingly at all), according to leading U.S. CEOs...

By Jason Richards on 10/01/09

Use the Inc. 500 for Job Hunting

As I mentioned in August, when it comes to finding a job in this tough economy, sometimes it's easier to turn to smaller companies that are less bureaucratic in their hiring practices and more likely to speak to a grad who just picks up a phone and gives them a ring. The difficulty is in actually finding these successful, private, small companies. Lucky for you...

By Stuart Schultz on 9/23/09

Why Unpaid Internships Are Hard to Find

Whether you're in college and looking for experience or just graduated without a job, we've always championed unpaid internships as a vehicle to get your foot in a door, build your network, and pick up some skills. But as those of you who've explored this option probably figured out, they're difficult to find...

By Sarah Collins on 9/08/09

Volunteering: If Companies Do It, So Should You

We have long advocated volunteer work as a great way to expand your skill set, network with new people, and stay engaged during a long job-hunt. But even we were surprised to read in The Wall Street Journal that small businesses are doing the exact same thing (Firms Fight Slump with Pro Bono Work)....

By Joan Mitchell on 9/02/09

Turn Your TV Addiction Into a Career Guide

If you are looking for an intellectual excuse for watching six straight episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Tanner Stransky, an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly, has taken lessons from TV shows and written a guide that can transform your TV addiction into a productive career building session. ...

By Lauren Gerber on 8/03/09

Virtual Seminars to Help Your Job-Hunt

Our friends over at Six Figure Start, a career coaching outfit led by former Fortune 500 recruiters, has just announced its fall lineup of virtual seminars. It looks like there are more than a few that would be beneficial to anyone looking for a job or trying to keep their networking game strong....

By Gradspot Dot Com on 8/23/09
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