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Networking

5 types of networking events actually worth your time

From happy hours to bowling matches to workshops, it seems like more networking opportunities are popping up every day. Here are a few we think you'll like.

Resume

You could have your resume plastered all over a race car if you win this contest

Looking to get noticed by potential employers? Well, this is certainly one way to do it.

Communication

How I (finally) overcame my fear of public speaking

Take that first step today. The world needs to hear your message. Don’t let the fear of what other people think to hold you back.

News

Prepare your inbox, LinkedIn is adding a voicemail feature

The social network for professionals announced that it is introducing a new voicemail feature for its mobile app for iOS and Android.

Productivity

This new LinkedIn feature makes networking so much easier

There’s nothing worse than when you are at a networking event, meet an amazing contact you want to stay in touch with, go to hand them a business card from your bag and realize you’re out.

Communication

3 things to do when you think someone is ignoring you at a networking event

Here's what to do when you feel like you're being ignored in a work setting where making new connections is the point of it all.

How To

The secret to a good meeting: The meeting before the meeting

When it comes to giving persuasive presentations to senior executives, never underestimate what you can accomplish in the meeting before the meeting.

Networking

This is what you should put on a business card

A business card is endlessly customizable, but a word of caution before you go crazy with colors and fonts: when designing, know your audience.

How To

7 tips to find the right industry and position for your next career move

Don’t have an accidental life or career. Often more planning goes into a summer vacation than a 40-year career or 90-year life. Spend purposeful time creating an actionable plan for your next career move and you can trade the treadmill to nowhere for fulfillment.

Networking

Most conferences are a waste of money unless you do this

Here are a few goals you need to have when attending a conference if you don’t want the experience to be a waste.

Success

16 career decisions that make no logical sense

Avoid these 16 poor choices, and your chances at success will improve.

Communication

“Thank you” magic: 5 creative tactics

To really make your appreciation stand out, be creative in how you say “thanks.” Here are 5 of my favorite ways to supercharge an employee or group with appreciation:

Networking

The 1 networking rule 99% of people are afraid to follow, but should

How many times have you found yourself at a networking event, only to feel like you’re at a networking event?

Networking

How to stop networking from making you feel like a tired zombie

Networking events can require a ton of preparation, but the other half of the battle is staying energized once you get there. Here are four ways to do so.

Productivity

From boring to beneficial: How to handle a slow day at work

A boring work day doesn't mean you can't get anything productive done, so I’ve laid out a few tips and tricks to help you successfully cross the finish line of a slow day.

10 tips for anyone attending business school

Here are my top 10 tips for getting the most out of your MBA program.

How To

A guide to writing the perfect pitch to secure a side hustle

Career happiness doesn’t have to be just a far-fetched idea. A side hustle can make it a reality, and if you need help getting a start, this can help.

Career Change

How to successfully make a career change, as told by people who have done it

Thinking of making a change? Here are women who have successfully pivoted in their own careers and asked them to share their best pieces of advice. There’s some seriously inspiring stuff here, and their advice just might help you finally make that leap.

Productivity

Everything I know I learned on the first day of school

Millions of kids feel the same butterflies that come with change. In hindsight, the first day of school — no matter the grade — offers the building blocks for successful adulthood. With a nod to Robert Fulghum’s classic bestseller “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” this is what we learn on day one.

Success

How to use the Law of Attraction to thrive in your career

Why and how what we put out into the world comes back to us — and how we can use the Law of Attraction to find professional success.

Communication

4 ways to stand out on a speakers panel

When you're speaking on a panel, it's easy to get lost in a sea of voices and expressions. Here's how to make sure you don't blend into the group.

Education

6 reasons that continuing education is a no-brainer

As soon as you graduate from high school or Uni, you undoubtedly feel accomplished. But you might also feel as though you’re finished with the educational system in general — you’ve got your diploma, and you’re ready to get to work. Here are six reasons you should keep going to class.

Communication

6 ways to prepare for a networking event when you’re a bit rusty

It really pays to go to major networking events — they can help you stay relevant and meet new people. But it can be difficult to get all your ducks in a row if it's been a while. Here are six things to keep in mind.

entrepreneurs

This woman took her startup to the next level because of her network made up of personal assistants

Lana Elie got her company, Floom — an online marketplace for independent florists to display their inventory — off the ground because she tapped into her network of personal assistants.

Networking

The simple approach to powerful networking conversations

“When Ali spoke to you, he made it seem as if you were the only one in the room.” Even a small action can make a very big impact when networking.