How to Build a Network

From conducting informational interviews, to creating a strong LinkedIn profile and online presence, to knowing how to follow up with your network, these resources will help you in creating your own personal board of directors for your future career growth.

6 Networking Tips When You Don’t Have a Big Network

One of the biggest challenges job seekers face today is not having strong relationships at their target companies. These relationships are important because they provide information, resources, and opportunities for your job search and career. While it can be challenging to create and …

By Jamie Carlstedt - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Improve Your Networking Skills in 6 Short Steps

If you’re not networking, you’re not growing your career. It’s that simple. Networking is your career lifeblood—whether you work for someone else or are an entrepreneur. You can have the best skills or concept in the world, but if you …

By Eric Porat - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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When, Why, and How to Use Personal References in a Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into your ideal company, tell them about yourself, and score your dream job right on the spot? Unfortunately, a job search takes a bit more effort than that, and employers want to …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Informational Interviews | Essential Tips

An informational interview is a conversation with a direct resource about a specific job, company, or industry. Consider this an …

10 Questions to Ask at the Career & Internship Expo

Not sure what to say to a stranger? Nervous that you may not have a question to ask. Here are …

Effective Conversation Openers to Network

Networking is about building long-term professional relationships. Be prepared to introduce yourself, ask questions, and stay connected.

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Science Career Alumni Network (SCAN)

The Science Career Alumni Network (SCAN) is a program joining an underclassman, upperclassman, and U of R alumnus. The two …

Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves
1. Customize your LinkedIn Profile URL

LinkedIn will automatically generate a unique URL for your profile, which will consist of …

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