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Strategies for successful networking

Step 1: What are your networking goals? What information are you seeking? What are your questions?
Step 2: Identify who the best people might be to support your goals or answer your questions
Step 3: Take advantage of alumni networks and tools like LinkedIn to reach out and connect
Step 4: Build effective relationships by having conversations that are professional and authentic
Step 5: Keep the conversations going, and use what you learn in your job search next steps

 

3 Ways To Network Internationally

Have you ever networked with people outside of the U.S.? Whether you’re an international student looking to work in your home country or a domestic student looking for an adventure abroad, it’s always helpful to make connections in your industry …

By Jillian Cener
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3 Mental Shortcuts That Could Undermine Your Job Search

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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5 Email Introductions That Make the Right Impression (With Samples)

Sending a cold email introducing yourself can be intimidating — especially if writing isn’t necessarily your thing. After all, you want the person on the receiving end of your email to actually read your email and respond to it, not just …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Next week! 2021 Job Search Prep Camp for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Are you a PhD or postdoc in the humanities and social sciences (or an alum of a PhD program!) who is interested in learning more about careers outside of academia?   Then you will want to check out all of part …

By Dianne Hull
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6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the Pandemic

Successful networking can open doors to mentorship, professional development, friendship, and career growth.

Of course, things have been different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are many more of us working from home, but professional and industry events of …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Building a Diverse Professional Network

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