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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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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The Best And Worst Cities For Jobs This Spring – Forbes

The economy appears to be improving according to a ManpowerGroup survey measuring planned employment payroll growth in Q2.  As you’re looking for your internship or full time opportunity, here are the best and worst cities for jobs this spring. Best Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC (My hometown!) Knoxville, TN Syracuse, NY Oklahoma City, OK Tulsa, OK Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Columbus, OH...

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Lights, Camera…Job! 5 Ways to Get a Job through YouTube.
Oct04

Lights, Camera…Job! 5 Ways to Get a Job through YouTube.

image: Ezalis I experimented with a YouTube channel for MBA in the USA a couple of years ago, and this week’s highlight from Mashable has me planning to revisit it. As social networking becomes increasingly important in the job search process, MBA’s tend to focus on LinkedIn, but in today’s economy it’s a good idea to broaden your social search. A video presence brings your profile to life. You can jump from an...

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