How to Professionally Write a Thank You Letter

Posted by Kyler Nelson on Apr 2, 2020 1:44:41 PM

 

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Topics: Networking, Professional Skills, How To

How to Get Back on Your Feet After Handling A Job Rejection.

Posted by Alexa Lomangino on Apr 2, 2020 1:41:17 PM

 

 

How to Get Back on Your Feet After Handling A Job Rejection.


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Topics: Professional Skills, How To

How to Negotiate Your First Salary Out of College [Free Checklist]

Posted by Cory Davis on Apr 2, 2020 1:37:38 PM

So you’ve nailed the interview, impressed your recruiter or hiring managers, and now you’ve got the job. You can stop stressing, right? Soon, but not quite - you still need to negotiate your starting base salary and benefits. This negotiation is more important than you might think and can drastically affect your earnings for the rest of your life. Successfully negotiating a high starting salary means that relatively higher raises will follow. The skills that you’ll learn in this article will teach you the basics of negotiation; a skill you can use throughout your entire life. Negotiation can be scary and uncomfortable - especially when it involves someone that’s going to be paying your bills. However, there is no need to panic. If you know your value and are well prepared, the process of negotiating your salary will be much more comfortable and your boss will notice your confidence and respect you for it.

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Topics: Interview, Job Offer, Selling Yourself, Job Research, Indeed, How To

How to Network with Friends and Family

Posted by Megan Stocum on Apr 1, 2020 1:55:07 PM

How to Network with Friends and Family

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Topics: Networking, Professional Skills, How To

The Best 6-Step Guide to Developing a Successful Elevator Pitch

Posted by Gavin Roeder on Apr 1, 2020 1:53:56 PM

The Best 6-Step Guide to Developing a Successful Elevator Pitch 

During the job interview process, a company may ask for an elevator pitch to learn more about you! This may be in either video form or over the phone. It’s crucial that you use your elevator pitch to stand out from the competition!  Some people may find an elevator pitch confusing or even difficult to start. Showcasing yourself to a company for the first time may even be freighting experience but worry not, this 6-step guide to developing the best elevator speech is here! Just follow these steps and keep them in mind when you're ready to start creating your own elevator pitch! 

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Topics: Interview, First Impression, Selling Yourself, How To, Personal Branding

Good Business Card Etiquette

Posted by Ben Gardner on Apr 1, 2020 1:42:33 PM

Good Business Card Etiquette

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Topics: Networking, First Impression, Professional Skills, Selling Yourself, Business Card, How To, Personal Branding

How to Create a Simple but Successful Personal Business Card

Posted by Braeden Dahl on Apr 1, 2020 1:38:15 PM

How to Create a Simple but Successful Personal Business Card

 

Business cards are something that everyone knows about but when it comes to creating them, they don’t know where to start. In this post, I’m going to explain what information should be put on a business card, as well as how to design a business card in a way that is both unique and professional. I will also share a few tips with you regarding style choices!

 

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Topics: First Step, Professional Skills, Business Card, How To

The How-To Guide For Embracing Your Unique Style In A Professional Setting

Posted by Elizabeth Dean on Apr 1, 2020 1:36:40 PM

The How-To Guide For Embracing Your Unique Style In A Professional Setting

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Topics: Professional Dress, Selling Yourself, How To

How to Ace Your Non-Traditional Interview

Posted by Laura Brown on Apr 1, 2020 1:32:16 PM

 

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Topics: Interview, Interview Follow-up, How To

How to Create a Follow-Up Email That Won't Get Lost in the Inbox

Posted by Theresa Aronne on Mar 30, 2020 1:41:00 PM


How to Create a Follow-Up Email That Won't Get Lost in the Inbox

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Topics: Networking, Professional Skills, Interview Follow-up, Email, How To

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