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Everything I Knew About the College Job Hunt was WRONG by LinkedIn

Everything I Knew about the College Job Hunt Was WRONG – And Here’s How You Can Succeed from LinkedIn Higher Education Sweet Careers Consulting does not receive any reward, (monetary or otherwise), for publishing this presentation; it is provided as a resource to you, our valued readers.

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Questions Answered: Is now a good time to start job-searching?

Question: I’m a senior [in college] and it seems like everyone is stressing out about full-time employment. Is this really the right time to start looking? ~ T.L. Answer: It’s really never too early to start your job search, but stressing might not be the best answer, either. The job search process can take time (6-15 months, depending on your […]

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Professional Network – First step to the new job

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Maybe you’ve found yourself suddenly unemployed, or perhaps you’ve got the itch to change employment. When you’re trying to find a new career, it can be intimidating to think of yourself “on the job market.” Fortunately, you’ve got a powerful, proven resource you can use: your professional network. Here’s why networking simply works when looking a job.

Why Networking is the Best Way to Find a Job

It’s not just professional wisdom, it’s a hard fact: networking is the best way to find a job. The reasons why include:

  • Job listings often lead to large piles of applicants; knowing someone is a way to rise to the top of the pile:
  • Some of the best jobs are never listed publicly:
  • Friendships count; people simply prefer to hire people they already know and like.

But how big is your professional network? You’d be surprised.

Your Network is Larger Than You Think
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