As we explored in the article detailing The Hiring Manager’s Story, candidates for open positions are selected most often because they have successfully created a professional relationship that resulted in a referral.
It’s easy to only approach your career search from one’s own perspective --- how many applications have been filled out, how many resumes were emailed, how many cover letters that have been sent.
If you want to land that ideal position after college, you need to be connection-ready. How can this be done, you may be asking? Here at Career Services, we strongly believe that strategic and intentional networking efforts are key.
Every alum knows that effective networking is the difference between landing a job and landing a great job. And that mastering LinkedIn is a critical component of effective networking.
If you're looking for an MBA that fits your unique situation and schedule, you've found it. U.S. News & World Report says this is one of the best online MBA programs in the nation.
Learn why Emily Conner, a Longwood 2012 graduate from Communications Studies enjoys working at Parallon.