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How to Write Great Networking Emails

by Ellie Coverdale | September 17, 2019

Networking can be difficult, but it can be made a lot easier if you know how to communicate well. To that end, here are some tips for writing great networking emails.

7 LinkedIn Profile Mistakes to Fix Immediately

by Lisa Rangel | September 16, 2019

Given the economic indicators pointing toward a recession, it’s important to fix these LinkedIn profile mistakes before—not after—you need to start looking for a new position. This way, you'll be ready for whatever the economy throws your way.

Back-to-School Checklist: Must-Dos for Every College Student

by Kaitlin McManus | September 10, 2019

Welcome back to school! Have you got all your ducks in a row? Check out these tips for starting the school year off right—no matter what year you're in.

How to Get Experience When You Have No Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Kaitlin McManus | August 23, 2019

Ever seen a posting for an entry-level job that said "two years experience required"? It's frustrating, to say the least. This infographic walks you through some ways to get experience before landing that first job.

3 Tips for Networking Event Success

by Natalie Fisher | August 22, 2019

It’s important to network if you want to advance your career, but networking—especially at networking events—can be anxiety-inducing and intimidating. So here's some advice that will help you get what you need out of your next networking event.

Not Just a Job Search: Developing Your Future Network

by Mike Gotham, Director of Recruiting & Retention, Perkins Coie LLP, and Shelley Levine, Senior Attorney Recruiting Manager, Perkins Coie LLP | August 12, 2019

Summer associate recruiting is not an isolated activity—the legal community is small in many cities, and it is likely you will cross paths in the future with those you meet during summer recruiting. Check out these tips on maximizing this opportunity to develop your professional network.

Tips for Navigating the Job Search Process in the Age of AI

by Greg Miller | July 07, 2019

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—especially on the job hunt. From application to offer, we've got advice on how to make sure even the machines know you're the best candidate for the job.

The 4 Simple Behaviors that Turn Ordinary People Into CEOs, According to Researchers

by Leah Thomas via Fairygodboss | July 02, 2019

Think you can never become a CEO? Think again, say the authors of The CEO Next Door. Here are four traits that can help people become the CEO they’ve always wanted to be.

Three Types of Stories Every Leader Should Master

by Harrison Monarth | June 25, 2019

The fact that people react strongly to stories should motivate business leaders to develop their storytelling skills. Here are three stories every leader should master.

7 Ways To Find Job Openings Without Using Job Boards

by Lisa Rangel | June 17, 2019

Spending most of your job-search time on job boards is an addictive, time suck spiral. Here's how to find openings outside of job boards.

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