How to Make a Great Digital First Impression

Author: Elizabeth Webster and Meghan McFee Source: Work For Good A digital profile is the new first impression: Potential employers often see it before they meet you. Your online presence shows a glimpse into your personality. And, more importantly to potential employers, your digital profile offers insights into your accomplishments and – this one’s important …

Sending a Thank You Note Every Week Will Change the Way You Work

Author: Emily Monaco Source: The Muse I’m a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions, especially actionable ones. Instead of “lose 10 pounds,” I once resolved to eat five servings of veggies a day. Instead of “spend less time on my phone,” I resolved to sleep with my phone in a different room. And after a …

What Happened When She Set the Goal to Network With 30 People in 30 Days

Author: Deanna Debara Source: The Muse I work from home, and I’ve learned the hard way that remote life isn’t exactly ripe with opportunities to network and make connections. And for someone like me—who leans heavily toward the extroverted side of the spectrum and craves human interaction—that can be a real challenge. Don’t get me …

How to Network at Work (Without Burning Bridges)

You’ve enjoyed your job. And you’re really darn good at it. But you’re starting to feel the itch. It may not be a full-blown burn (yet), but you’re wondering what it might be like to go do something else—in another department, city, or entirely different organization. And you know people who might be supremely helpful.

Using Your Professional Network to Build a Successful Career

Author: Richard White Source: CareerGeek Blog Is networking important for building your career? The use of networking as a career-building tool is nothing new. It is possible that you may be doing it without even being aware of it. The problem is not in the concept itself but in its execution. Here, in this post, …

A Networking Guide for People Who Hate People

Author: Jamison Vann Source: Huffington Post Effective networking is a skill that every professional should attempt to improve on. Talking with strangers and making quick connections may come easily to some people but prove to be quite difficult for others. Unfortunately, I fall into that ‘other’ category... I will be the first to admit that I have a hard time talking …