Expand Your Network / Mentor

Networking. For many it’s a word that evokes the image of awkwardly attempting to mingle with strangers at a professional reception…That does occasionally happen, but it’s a very small part of what it actually means to build your professional network. In reality, networking is about making new friends in a professional context, and building concentric rings of connections to people whose work inspires and informs the young professional you are and/or aim to be.

4 Reasons You Need a Mentor to Advance Your Career

You have a great educational background, significant work experience, and impressive extracurriculars. But you’re still having a hard time taking the next step in your career. Why? The answer could be you haven’t found the right mentor. Here are four reasons …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Networking Tips for International Students

Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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