Better Networking 101

Over the course of my work as a career advisor I’ve heard a lot of truly awful networking conversations. Candidates who have worked really hard to try and do things “the way they’re supposed to” wind up frustrated and feeling like networking is a scam by which recruiters pick whomever they like personally, rather than…

How Opportunities Arise

When I was in eighth grade, I (along with about seven other students) took Geometry (and at a local high school first thing in the morning, then bused back to our school, where we’d wait in a windowless room (and ostensibly do homework, though I remember one kid playing with a lighter, and us mostly…