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Category: Networking Know How

‘Tis the Season – for Seasonal Work

When you’re looking for full time work, sometimes odd sources of extra income can come in quite handy (see last  post  Being a Crafty Earner, too) For example, ‘tis the season (almost) for holiday workers of all kinds. Get your application in early – some start this month, some around the beginning of November. Many […]

A Job Search at YOUR Age? YES!

Our world, country, economy, business world, work force and our own lives are going through massive, and sometimes scary, changes right now. You might be facing a furlough or lay off, or your children who are young adults or teens are looking at a really challenging job market:  anyone may feel rather intimidated to be […]

Be Assertive – Not Annoying: Ways to Follow Up Without Aggravating Anyone

  So you followed the networking blog post advice & made some new contacts – good for you! Are you thinking, “Sooooo, now what?” Job seekers often struggle with the notion of following up with networking contacts, so you’re not alone. Many are concerned that they will be perceived as a nuisance if they follow […]

30 Second Commercials (aka “The Elevator Speech”)

How to answer the dreaded “So, what do you do?” question.

Holly Jolly Holiday Networking

 (This is a repost I freshen up like the chip bowl every year …. people seem to like it as much as the spiked punch, so here you go, a tad early for Christmas but in time for Thanksgiving weekend soirees ….) However, the suggestions ARE applicable to other situations ANY TIME of the year, […]