“It’s who you know, not what you know” Many of us have heard this phrase more than once in our lives, and it tends to be a frustrating statement. Being a student and hearing this has a significant influence on our job search and sometimes our confidence. But don’t fret, there are some great ways … Continue reading "Student Networking: Tips For Networking While In School"
Maybe you’ve been thinking about becoming a mentor, providing some coaching and contacts to someone entering the workforce, but haven’t taken the plunge. Perhaps a couple of different points of view would be helpful to give you a little push. Try these different points of view… Turning the tables – it’s not a one way … Continue reading "Some Other Ways To Look At Mentoring"
Hey Folks! After a quick break for vacation we are back with our weekly link roundup. We’re starting this week with a great local networking event, Fusion’s Second Thursday. This month it’s an open house, you can get out and meet the various Fusion’s various teams and find out what they do and maybe decide … Continue reading "Weekly Networking Roundup Jan 7 – Jan 14 2016"
Why do we network? What do we hope to gain from making connections? Ultimately it’s to help each other out, to build strong mutually beneficial relationships, but sometimes we may benefit more from the connection we make than the other person. This could mean that an informational interview may arise out of the growing connections … Continue reading "Networking and the Informational Interview"
Hey Folks! So things are slowing down a little as we close in on the Holidays. Even so, we’ve got a great blog post from our CIO Kier featuring tools to help with your job search. As well, we have some great TED talks to help keep motivated. This Weeks Links Tools For Tracking Your … Continue reading "Weekly Networking Roundup Dec 11 – Dec 17 2015"
For a job seeker who puts all of their energy into the endeavor you will be checking your favorite job search sites every morning, nervously awaiting any new postings or lack thereof. Of course if you’re job searching effectively you’ll be calling, visiting and emailing just about everyone you can dig up. Networking is truly … Continue reading "Tools For Tracking Your Job Search"
Hey Folks! This week on the blog we have some great networking stories from our CEO Ashley Burke. She shares some information on how she used networking to help her succeed in her various job searches over the years. The NetWorkIt team will be out at this months Business Over Beers at Garrison Brewery on … Continue reading "Weekly Networking Roundup Dec 4 – Dec 10 2015"
I have always been a go-getter. I remember always having my mind made up about what I wanted to do and went out of my way to go against the grain, maybe to be different, maybe to learn something; maybe it was just natural for me. For a while I could be defined as a … Continue reading "Why Networking Worked For Me"
Hey Folks! This week we dropped another update on development of NetWorkIt on our blog. We’re also looking for some feedback on what we have shown so far. Check below for the link and feel free to drop us a line via Twitter, Facebook or email to let us know what you think. Fusion’s next … Continue reading "Weekly Networking Link Roundup Nov 27 – Dec 3 2015"
Hey Folks! We are back with another set of links to help with your network building. Before we get to the links we want to mention a couple of great over the last week or so. First up, the NetWorkIt team had a great time and made some great connections at Fusion’s Business over Beers … Continue reading "Weekly Networking Roundup Nov 20 – 26 2015"