I am continually amazed by the return on investment that I have experienced through networking. Whether it be through business meetings, volunteer work or even social media, I have been able to start building a network of people that can help out whenever I need anything. And I mean anything. If I need to find … Continue reading Networking
I can hardly belive that it's been a year since I started my experiment in blogging. My boyfriend was the kind of kid who would take a part things just to see how they worked. I never understood those people... until it came time for me to understand the Internet. It started when I was … Continue reading Happy first birthday, blog!
Community service. Maybe it's the people with which I surround myself. Maybe it's something to which I am drawn out of a desire share my blessings with others. I've always wondered the extent to which one should be pleased with their community service. Obviously there's the warm and fuzzy feeling you get from knowing you helped someone else out... but I've found there are often pretty selfish reasons to get involved with community service: reputation, fun, networking.
As we slowly defrost into Springtime, my friends are in a mad panic to either figure out what they want to do with their lives... or make a mad dash for grad school, so it looks like they know what they're doing. With that being said, resumes, job searches, networking and all things "real world" are on my mind. Since it's been less than I year since I embarked upon my own grown-up job hunt, a few tips are fresh in my memory: 1. Have It Your Resume 2. Network It Out 3. Follow Up Yours 4. Say Thank You Like You Mean It 5. Rinse and Repeat