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Informational Interview

8 Secrets to Getting Informational Interviews

Informational interviews sound boring, ineffective and hard to get. But that doesn’t need to be true. In fact, they can increase your chances of finding and being considered for jobs, especially the “hidden” ones. Here are tips to make it work for you…

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5 Positively Propelling Job Search Tips

Calming one’s nerves and regaining positivity and forward-momentum are fundamental to an optimistically focused job search. Though assuaged nerves and a focus on positivity are essential to a job search in a sea of opportunity, many people remain landlocked, shackled by negativity and with no intention of changing.

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Making the Most of Informational Interviews

I got my current position by starting with an informational interview, and so, I know how effective they can be. However, I have talked with many job seekers who, while aware of the benefits, were not 100% sure how to make the very most of information interviews in their own career search process. Therefore, I have reached out to career experts across the web for their recommendations on how to take advantage of informational interviews and how to get the most out of them.

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Make Like Madonna And Reinvent Yourself

Madonna has come a long way since her Like a Virgin years, yet she has never lost her knack for catching the public’s eye. Yet Madonna is more than just a talented singer – she has mastered the art of reinventing herself. Like this pop star, it’s important for job seekers to know how to appeal to their audience (employers) and stand out in the crowded field of candidates. With these three tips inspired by Madonna, you’ll be transformed into a corporate rockstar in no time.

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Give Your Facebook Brand a Facelift

With so much great advice out there about how to build one’s personal brand through blogging, Twitter, LinkedIn and other networks, it’s important not to forget how all of it applies to one’s Facebook activity.

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Birth of a Brand

When I started the career search process during the second year of my MBA program, I encountered a serious challenge.  Having multiple talents, strengths and

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