Tag: networking

Conquer the emotional downfalls of a job search

man on couch watching tv eating popcorn

A job search can feel like an emotional roller coaster.

Read up on some of the most common emotional downfalls that may occur in a job search and how to avoid them or work your way through them.

Tagged with: ,

How to build a professional network

Woman on computer

Networking is about developing relationships that could be helpful to you in your job search and your career.

Building a professional network is achievable for almost everyone, by following these steps to identify your network and develop it.

Tagged with:

Older workers have strong prospects

Group of mature adults networking

Hear about effective job search strategies from older workers from career counselor John Coffey.

Coffey, age 70, speaks from personal—as well as professional—experience.

Tagged with: ,

Make your next cover letter a great one!

young african american man using computer

Your cover letter is often your best opportunity to sell your skills and show your interest in a position.

Tagged with: , ,

New Year goal #1: Join a professional association

Goals for 2017

Make 2017 the year you take a step that could be very good for your job search, and probably even better for your long term career success: join a professional association.

Tagged with: ,

Job Clubs: Find support for your job search

Woman talking with others

Looking for a job can be a lonely business.

Participating in a job club can give your job search structure and connection.

Tagged with: , , ,

Build your network through professional associations

Professionals networking

Whether you’re just starting out or already have an established career, a little bit of networking can pay off big.

CareerOneStop’s Professional Association Finder can help you locate professional networking groups in your field.

Tagged with: ,

Networking? Start using social media!

woman using computer

Even though networking is a very effective job search method, it can be daunting to pick up the phone or walk into a room and start talking.

Online networking offers another way to reach a large group of people who can power up your job search.

Tagged with: , ,

Should you pause your job search over the holidays?

Woman job searching from home

Tempted to take a Thanksgiving-through-New-Years break from your job search?

You may want to rethink that plan.

Tagged with: , ,

Create your personal brand

personal branding

Why take the time to develop a personal brand?

Besides helping you identify your personal strengths, having a brand can pull your resume to the top of the pile, make you shine in interviews, and leave your LinkedIn readers positively wowed.

Tagged with: , ,