Last week I sat down with my new, cool, colleague – Philippa French (ironically she’s English), to ask her about:
how her undergraduate degree/Master’s prepared her for the job search
how she got the job she has now
what she thinks about networking
and what advice she has for new grads
I’m keeping this post short and sweet. Enjoy the video and let me know what you think in the comments down below. Tell me, who has helped you get a job? Continue reading
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So you’ve set up a coffee meeting with a cold connection – now what?! Cue the panic! Have no fear, I have some tips on how to prepare. While networking during the job search, each meeting is about two main things: learning from the other person, and telling your story.
I recently surveyed 100 people in my network and extended network. I asked them one simple question: How did you get your last job?
These were the choices I gave:
from an online posting
from someone I know/introduction from someone I know
promoted from internship or co-op job