Whether you are working full-time, while considering a career change, or are a current student or a recent college graduate planning to jump-start your career, you need to work on your career to achieve your objectives. Here is a list of strategies you can use to accelerate your career.
Finding a job through your network is effective and enjoyable. The people you know are a great resource no matter what kind of job you are looking for, so don’t hesitate to continue building your relationships. People will respond to your genuine interest in them, making them more likely to contact you if they become aware of a position.
While we all dream of the corner office, not everyone has the stuff to make it there. And there’s no shame in that. Being a top executive takes a certain amount of skill, finesse and political know-how. Here are some of the qualities you need to make it to the top. See how they compare to your skills.
Many employers today are using email to communicate with job candidates and to set up an interview, or to get a better understanding of how well a candidate will fit within a certain job description. If you are using email to contact potential employers, there are certain rules that you should follow to ensure that you are sending the right message. Here are a few things to look out for when emailing potential employers.
Networking is a useful tool that can help you throughout your professional career. Whatever field you are looking to go into, college is the perfect time to start forming solid relationships that can help you to find work when you graduate. Whether it is a few months down the line, or after a few years, you will see results from forming these friendships and networking in college.
In this interview, a CSI (Crime Scene Investigator) explains the techniques that helped him on his most recent job search. Noteworthy advice includes developing strong social networks, using refined job board searches and selling yourself during the interview process.