SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Networking

A new personal brand development program can help.

Desperately Seeking a Personal Brand

A new personal brand development program can help.

by Kathy Caprino

As these 50+ social media experts prove, you don’t have to be a digital native to act like one.

You Can Master Social Media at Any Age

As these 50+ social media experts prove, you don’t have to be a digital native to act like one.

by Jean Chatzky

Connections and recommendations are essential when you’re switching fields.

Network Your Way To Career Change

Connections and recommendations are essential when you’re switching fields.

by Kerry Hannon, AARP

Innovation and a sound business plan are the watchwords for successful entrepreneurs.

The Innovator’s Checklist: How To Make Money With Your Business Idea

Innovation and a sound business plan are the watchwords for successful entrepreneurs.

by Frank Pietrucha

Eight out of 10 positions are filled through networking; there’s never been a better time to brush up your people skills

How To Land Great Jobs That Are Never Advertised

Eight out of 10 positions are filled through networking; there’s never been a better time to brush up your people skills

by AARP Foundation

If a target company keeps hiring from their own network, you need to double down on research in your job search in order to break in.

To Break Into Your Dream Job, Act Like a Reporter at the Interview

If a target company keeps hiring from their own network, you need to double down on research in your job search in order to break in.

by Kara Baskin

You may think your location or your need for a specific work schedule would kill a career change. Here’s how to use who you are to get what you want.

Make a Career Change—on Your Own Terms

You may think your location or your need for a specific work schedule would kill a career change. Here’s how to use who you are to get what you want.

by Kara Baskin

Sometimes your dream career just isn’t in the cards. Still, you can make the job you have a lot friendlier in eight surprising ways.

Flexibility? Volunteering? The Best Move To Refresh Your Job

Sometimes your dream career just isn’t in the cards. Still, you can make the job you have a lot friendlier in eight surprising ways.

by Kara Baskin

Get your skills up-to-date with temp work, part-time work or by volunteering or going back to school.

4 Ways To Shorten Your Job Search

Get your skills up-to-date with temp work, part-time work or by volunteering or going back to school.

by AARP Foundation

Standing at a career crossroad? Here’s how to figure out your best next step

When To Be Persistent—and When to Move On

Standing at a career crossroad? Here’s how to figure out your best next step

by Kara Baskin

  Panicked by the length of your job search? Reframe your feelings right here.

How to Look for Work When You’re Scared

Panicked by the length of your job search? Reframe your feelings right here.

by Kara Baskin

Pursuing a passion and working fewer hours sounds like heaven. But first, you have to come to terms with the new you

Don’t Lose Your Identity When You Downsize Your Job

Pursuing a passion and working fewer hours sounds like heaven. But first, you have to come to terms with the new you

by Kara Baskin

There are many reasons to love not reporting to an office. Here’s how to cancel out the one big downer

Combat Loneliness When You Work From Home

There are many reasons to love not reporting to an office. Here’s how to cancel out the one big downer

by Kara Baskin

 Your relationships can make or break your career success

To Do Good Work, You’ve Got To Have Friends

Your relationships can make or break your career success

by Janice Holly Booth

Whom to target, what to say—and how to extract yourself from a dead-end conversation

How to Network in an Hour

Whom to target, what to say—and how to extract yourself from a dead-end conversation

by Kara Baskin

Docs, vets, home-repair experts and other authorities can earn six figures on Q&A websites. Could you join their ranks and get paid to answer questions?

Make Money as an Online Expert

Docs, vets, home-repair experts and other authorities can earn six figures on Q&A websites. Could you join their ranks and get paid to answer questions?

by Elaine Pofeldt

 Know the norm for your field, then take it one step past your comfort zone

Golden Rules For a Fruitful Follow-Up

Know the norm for your field, then take it one step past your comfort zone

by Kara Baskin

A few simple rules can help you find the sparkle in a lackluster conference

Make Even the Dullest Corporate Event Worth Your Time

A few simple rules can help you find the sparkle in a lackluster conference

by Kara Baskin

Raising the bar on your relationships with your colleagues can enrich your job—if you approach it right

Why You Need Friends at Work

Raising the bar on your relationships with your colleagues can enrich your job—if you approach it right

by Kara Baskin

 An expert’s advice on how to create the right voice on Twitter

Tweet Your Way to a New Job

An expert’s advice on how to create the right voice on Twitter

by Kara Baskin

Attaching a paycheck to your passion is a classic dream. Test yours against reality and see if it will fly

Moonlighting: Make Real Money Doing What You Love

Attaching a paycheck to your passion is a classic dream. Test yours against reality and see if it will fly

by Kara Baskin

Transform your work experience into a compelling story you like to tell.

“I totally hate networking”

Transform your work experience into a compelling story you like to tell.

by Kathy Caprino

How to make this networking powerhouse work for you with great LinkedIn profiles

Harnessing LinkedIn for Career Change

How to make this networking powerhouse work for you with great LinkedIn profiles

by Kara Baskin

Why you shouldn’t cave to the classic fears about requesting help at work

Asking for Advice Makes You Look Strong, Not Weak

Why you shouldn’t cave to the classic fears about requesting help at work

by Kara Baskin

Follow these guidelines, and your good works can cast a welcome glow on your work.

5 Ways Volunteering Can Boost Your Career

Follow these guidelines, and your good works can cast a welcome glow on your work.

by Victoria Stefanakos

This sportswriter finally landed the job of his dreams. Learn from what he did right – and wrong.

How I Got the Job: The 4 Year Search

This sportswriter finally landed the job of his dreams. Learn from what he did right – and wrong.

by Sarah Mahoney

How to get yourself off the extinction list

Is Your Job at Risk? Explore Ways to Enhance Your Career

How to get yourself off the extinction list

by Elizabeth MacBride

Will women’s advocacy groups help you get ahead?

”Women’s career groups: bad or good?”

Will women’s advocacy groups help you get ahead?

by Kathy Caprino

The work pace may slow, but it’s prime time for networking.

5 Job Search Tips For Summer

The work pace may slow, but it’s prime time for networking.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

You don’t have to believe in good luck to find it and use it to your advantage

Seven Ways to Put Yourself in Luck’s Path

You don’t have to believe in good luck to find it and use it to your advantage

by Sarah Mahoney

You can parlay a single conversation into access to other companies – and look like a player.

Turn One Job Interview Into Many

You can parlay a single conversation into access to other companies – and look like a player.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Your network is a great way to hear about job openings. But if you’re getting news you can’t use, change 2 things ASAP

Help! People Refer Me To Jobs I Don’t Want

Your network is a great way to hear about job openings. But if you’re getting news you can’t use, change 2 things ASAP

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Returning to recruiting gave me a front-row seat on what over-40 candidates do right—and wrong in job search. Here are some real-life job search mistakes and tips.

Over 40? Don’t Make These Job Search Mistakes

Returning to recruiting gave me a front-row seat on what over-40 candidates do right—and wrong in job search. Here are some real-life job search mistakes and tips.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Take the whole-life approach to networking. You’ll be surprised who knows whom, and how it can help

Talk Your Way to an Awesome Life Change

Take the whole-life approach to networking. You’ll be surprised who knows whom, and how it can help

by Kara Baskin

Whether you’re Chief Happiness Officer or VP of Sales, turbocharge the way you describe yourself.

How Much Horsepower Does Your Title Have?

Whether you’re Chief Happiness Officer or VP of Sales, turbocharge the way you describe yourself.

by Renita T. Kalhorn

What to do if you can’t work in your field for a year or more

Facing a Non-Compete? How To Stay in the Game

What to do if you can’t work in your field for a year or more

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Rumors of ageism are highly exaggerated. Truth is, if you’re good, you’re in

Think Coding Is a Young Person’s Game?

Rumors of ageism are highly exaggerated. Truth is, if you’re good, you’re in

by Elizabeth MacBride

How can you break in consulting firm? How much can you earn? Find out here to be good at nonprofit consulting.

Blueprint for Becoming a Consultant to Nonprofits

How can you break in consulting firm? How much can you earn? Find out here to be good at nonprofit consulting.

by Elizabeth MacBride

We hear you. But you still need to make time--it’s that important to your career. Here’s how to network when you’re working too hard already.

”I’m Too Busy to Network!”

We hear you. But you still need to make time--it’s that important to your career. Here’s how to network when you’re working too hard already.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Here’s a cheatsheet for can-miss and must-attend events, plus a groaner list of 5 top gaffes at office parties.

Socializing After Work: Oh No, Do I Have To Go?

Here’s a cheatsheet for can-miss and must-attend events, plus a groaner list of 5 top gaffes at office parties.

by Larry Dobrow

What can you do if people decline a meeting or don’t respond? Here’s how to move past “no” in your networking.

7 Ways to Turn No to Yes

What can you do if people decline a meeting or don’t respond? Here’s how to move past “no” in your networking.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

A temp assignment is a great opportunity, but you won’t go full-time unless you keep these 3 strategies in mind

Turn a Temporary Gig To a Permanent Job

A temp assignment is a great opportunity, but you won’t go full-time unless you keep these 3 strategies in mind

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Five successful reinventers share their insights—and their hindsight

Career Change Secrets: What I Know Now

Five successful reinventers share their insights—and their hindsight

by Sarah Mahoney

Career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine reveals how to answer tough interview questions like  “what is your biggest weakness?”

How To Answer “What’s Your Biggest Mistake?”

Career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine reveals how to answer tough interview questions like “what is your biggest weakness?”

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Sure, you don’t post racy pictures, but do you always think before you tweet?

5 Social Media Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Sure, you don’t post racy pictures, but do you always think before you tweet?

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

If you’re an experienced professional hoping to enter (or stay in) a youth-centric industry, here’s how.

How To Break Into a Young Industry

If you’re an experienced professional hoping to enter (or stay in) a youth-centric industry, here’s how.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

You may think you’re connected. Here’s how to know whether your network is pulling hard for you.

Test Your Network--Today!

You may think you’re connected. Here’s how to know whether your network is pulling hard for you.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Here’s how to know whether to ride out tough times, reinvent your role, or switch fields.

Trapped in a Dying Industry?

Here’s how to know whether to ride out tough times, reinvent your role, or switch fields.

by Elaine Pofeldt

Whether you’re looking for work or want to stay put, you need to master these skills. Here’s how.

5 Rules for Staying Employable

Whether you’re looking for work or want to stay put, you need to master these skills. Here’s how.

by Chris Gardner

Coworking quarters can help you network, find reliable consultants for your business, even land new clients. For as little as $25 a day.

The Coworking Boom: Why You Should Rent a Desk

Coworking quarters can help you network, find reliable consultants for your business, even land new clients. For as little as $25 a day.

by Joan Voight

Traditional job search advice no longer applies. Finding a job today entails the same strategies as launching a business.

To Land a Job, Be an Entrepreneur

Traditional job search advice no longer applies. Finding a job today entails the same strategies as launching a business.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Here are 3 strategies to ensure you are attracting the right type of opportunities.

How To Be Seen At The Right Level

Here are 3 strategies to ensure you are attracting the right type of opportunities.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Here’s what you need to know to take advantage of a potentially powerful new small business marketing tool: Facebook Graph Search.

Facebook Graph Search & Your Small Business

Here’s what you need to know to take advantage of a potentially powerful new small business marketing tool: Facebook Graph Search.

by James A. Martin

Your capabilities are a perfect fit for the job. But wait, there’s more: the company culture has to be a match too.

7 Steps to Research Company Culture

Your capabilities are a perfect fit for the job. But wait, there’s more: the company culture has to be a match too.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Just because you’re an experienced professional doesn’t mean you’re an experienced job seeker

Career Mistakes My Smartest Clients Make

Just because you’re an experienced professional doesn’t mean you’re an experienced job seeker

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

He bumbled artfully toward a solution while sporting the shabbiest trench coat in town. Follow his lead to your next gig.

Detective Columbo Can Find You a Job!

He bumbled artfully toward a solution while sporting the shabbiest trench coat in town. Follow his lead to your next gig.