Networking can be HARD, especially if you’re shy. However, it’s absolutely essential to success. Your network is your net worth! Here are some networking hacks that will allow you to excel even if you’re not the most outgoing person in the room.
When you’re looking for a job, it can be easy to fill your time by applying to jobs online. Unfortunately, this isn’t the most effective use of your time.
While estimates vary, studies show that between 70 and 85 percent of jobs are found through networking. That's just one reason that Longwood University's Office of Professional Networks is constantly working to strengthen the opportunities for Lancer
When you introduce yourself to people, what do you say? Are you being clear and intentional with your introduction?
As a student who’s worried about getting a job after school, you know that it’s important to build your network. There are tons of opportunities out there, but you might not hear about them unless you know the right person.
Networking is SO much easier when you have something in common with the other person. That’s why you should connect with Longwood alumni on LinkedIn, whether you’re a current student or have been out of school for some time.
LinkedIn is a great tool for job seekers these days. Unfortunately, just having a profile isn’t enough to market yourself effectively to employers.
Your LinkedIn photo is one of the first things recruiters see when they visit your profile. So, you want to present yourself professionally so you can make a great first impression
Mock interviews, or practice interviews, are an essential part of your interview preparation strategy.
Instead of going back home and cleaning other people’s houses for a summer job, political science sophomore, Josue Gallardo, took a chance.