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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

 

How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Career Planning in a Pandemic for PhDs

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 easy, career-relevant tasks you can complete at your computer right now

OK, since you are all at your computers all of the time now, let’s give you 5 easy tasks that you can check off your career-related projects list so that you can feel that you have made some progress today. …

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs Joseph Barber
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Handshake’s New Hub for Getting Hired Remotely

Our partners at Handshake have launched a new central hub for resources and articles about conducting the job search remotely. They will also be hosting “ask me anything” style Q&As with their career experts starting today through April 17th. You’ll …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager Michael DeAngelis
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At-Home Networking Strategies

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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