7 Voicemail Secrets to Get a Call Back Every Time
Oct05

7 Voicemail Secrets to Get a Call Back Every Time

Relying on email to schedule informational interviews? Voicemails can be a better way to get noticed and get on someone’s calendar. In today’s post, Stephen Key of Entrepreneur shares 7 Voicemail Secrets to Get a Call Back Every Time. Stephen’s advice fits with my experience. His most valuable point is leaving your name and number at the beginning and end of voicemails; you want to make it easy for people to call you...

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Mirroring American Body Language
Sep30

Mirroring American Body Language

One of the best ways to establish rapport and begin building good relationships is to mirror body language. Welcoming, competent body language differs across cultures. For example, in the USA, it’s important to make eye contact. It shows you are engaged in the conversation and demonstrates respect for the speaker. In a recent Entrepreneur article, Ivan Misner discusses eye contact as one of 4 Body Language Cues You Need to Know...

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How to Make a Great First Impression on Americans
Sep16

How to Make a Great First Impression on Americans

In today’s question of the week, Grayson answers, “How do I make a great first impression on Americans in networking and recruiting events?” She explains that making a great first impression on Americans is a balance between being confident and being casual, and gives you some ideas for achieving...

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How to Get a Job at MBA Career Conferences
Sep10

How to Get a Job at MBA Career Conferences

Conference season is upon us. Are you ready? Beyond campus visits, career conferences can be one of the best ways to meet recruiters and begin interviewing. Conferences can be overwhelming, but with the right strategy they can yield excellent results. Here are my 4 Steps to Find a Job at a...

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3 Steps to Using Small Talk for Networking
Aug28

3 Steps to Using Small Talk for Networking

As you’re starting your MBA internships and full time positions, you probably have a lot of people telling you to network.  One of the best ways to network is through causal conversation or small talk.  Here’s how: 1.  Ask an open ended question. 2.  Listen for a point that you find interesting. 3.  Ask a followup question on that topic. You can use these 3 steps to build your network and help you turn internships into...

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6 steps you probably skip during your job search.
Apr30

6 steps you probably skip during your job search.

Julie Rains over at WiseBread has a great article on steps most of us skip during the job search process.  Here are her 6 steps not to miss: 1. Defining Your Ideal Job 2. Updating Your LinkedIn Profile 3. Researching Workplace Culture 4. Learning About Interviewers 5. Uncovering the Difference Between Official and Working Job Titles 6. Sending Thank-You Notes Read the full article at WiseBread.com Image by...

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