Networking Articles

Want to Join the Lambing Club?

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Students at Becker College recently started the Becker College Lambing Club: they get to learn quintessential large-animal veterinary skills and help a struggling farm. Read about their unique club here.

How to Discover Your Career Passions in College

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Making a career out of doing what you love is the ultimate goal for a successful work life, but how can you make this happen? You can start by following some practical advice for making the most out of your time in college to find the career path you’ll follow when you leave.

How to Build Healthy Lifeline Relationships

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Building professional relationships requires meaningful engagement with others. These four keys to relationship building can help you create lasting partnerships in your career.

How to Avoid Becoming a Networking Jerk

Avoid Becoming a Network Jerk

Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone, shares 6 rules about how to avoid becoming a “networking jerk” when trying to connect with others.

4 Ways Lifeline Relationships Will Help You

4 Ways Lifeline Relationships Will Help You

If we want to be as successful as we know we can be, we need the advice and feedback of people we trust. Keith Ferrazzi shares what lifeline relationships are and how they will help you.

Growing Your Relationship Garden

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Networking is much like gardening. You need to tend to the relationships you have now to make your garden, your professional network, thrive and grow. Reaching out to the people in your own “backyard” will make them available to you in the future.

Networking Tips: Connecting with Connectors

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Learn tips on how to connect to “connectors,” people who know many, many more people than the rest of us.

The Benefits of Becoming a TA

by Priya Sudendra, CollegeFocus.com for StudentAdvisor.com Being a teaching assistant is a great experience for a graduate student or upperclassmen. Teaching sheds a whole new light on not only being a teacher, but also being a student. It also helps you get closer to the professors and make new connections to advance your career. Being a TA […]

How to Get a Job: Know the Yankees Score

With the overall unemployment rate at 7.5 percent in April, times are tough.  So, it’s to be expected that people need to find different ways to make contacts. Knowing how to engage in lively, nonbusiness conversation is a key to getting a “leg up” on career opportunities or to making more friends. Suzy Bohnert explains how the high rate […]

6 Ways to Use Your School’s Alumni Network to Land a Job

  As graduation draws near, college students become stressed about employment. After spending the majority of their lives studying, they suddenly have a new, often unfamiliar task: the post college job search. But many college students don’t realize the bounty of resources available to them for the job search. Beyond employment agencies and company websites, college alumni networks are […]

The Power of LinkedIn to Find a Job

My friends Jacqueline Jones and Sophie Vlessing, who work for Kaplan Higher Education, invited me to NYC to watch a taping of their “Visionary Voices” webinar tonight at 7 p.m.  Jacqueline is interviewing Brendan Browne, who is in charge of recruiting at LinkedIn. They plan to discuss ways that social media can positively enhance your job […]

Developing Business Leadership Skills in College

Have an itch to become the next big thing in the business world after you graduate? Effective leadership is one of the most important components of any successful business. Why not hone your leadership skills in college? Especially for those of you considering a business degree, stepping up to the plate and learning how to effectively lead […]