Networking Tips Anonymous

The Power of Good Communication When Networking

Posted by on November 30, 2011 at 9:47 am

Mary-Rose Hoja, a biomedical researcher by training, is now a manuscript editor and consultant in mingling and networking. How did she get to this point? She’ll tell you herself in the above video. This article also gives you the full story, including this major insight: During her time in Australia, Hoja attended many events organized [...]

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From Resumes to Simple Emails, Always Edit!

Posted by on September 29, 2011 at 11:17 pm

Do you remember our guest blogger/secret hiring decision maker from earlier this year? He/She had a lot of great warnings on what NOT to do when trying to network. One of the things they said you MUST do, though, is to always edit! I was reminded of this point when I ran across this article [...]

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Networking For Newbies

Posted by on June 5, 2011 at 2:17 pm

We talk about networking on this blog all the time. We discuss Linkedin, networking through friends and family, networking associations, etc. But what if you’re a networking newbie? I usually jump into networking insights on the blog assuming you’re already networking. But if you’re not, I recommend you check out this Washington Post article that [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #10

Posted by on May 12, 2011 at 9:10 pm

We’ve arrived – the final tip from our secret hiring decision maker! I appreciate his/her (sorry, this is staying anonymous!) thoughts and input as a special guest blogger. This one, just like the rest, is something I hope you really grasp and adopt. TIP #10: TOO FAMILIAR, TOO SOON, TOO MUCH. “I saw your picture [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #9

Posted by on April 19, 2011 at 10:06 pm

Our secret hiring decision maker is back with more insight! We may not all be “writers” out there, but we should still definitely consider tone… TIP #9: RIGHT INFORMATION, WRONG TONE How you communicate in an email is definitely trickier than in person. Written words cannot rely on delivery. They are black and white on [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #8

Posted by on April 7, 2011 at 11:40 pm

If you missed Tip #7, it’s because it was exclusively presented in the April edition of CAREEReport. And now, on to Tip #8 from our secret executive hiring decision maker! TIP #8: DON’T BURY THE LEAD. Over the years, I’ve received a number of emails from people wanting to be considered for openings that open [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #6

Posted by on March 23, 2011 at 11:24 pm

It’s been a little while since our secret executive decision maker graced us with their advice – but hey, there’s been a lot to talk about! So without further adieu, here’s Tip #6! TIP #6: I BETTER BE ABLE TO SEE THE ENCLOSED. It’s a small thing and we’ve all done it – sent an [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #3

Posted by on February 10, 2011 at 8:04 am

Our corporate hiring decision maker is back with another tip on what NOT TO DO and what TO DO based on their experiences. TIP #3: FOR ALL THAT IS HOLY, DON’T SEND MASS E-MAILS. The worst e-mail mistake that I’ve seen – and the one that will get your message immediately deleted from my list [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #2

Posted by on January 31, 2011 at 9:27 pm

On to the next tip in our Networking Tips Anonymous series! And for those of you asking – no, I won’t reveal their identity! TIP #2: MISTAKES, TYPOS AND GRAMMAR, OH MY! I once looked at a portfolio of a young applicant who had a typo on every piece of work she showed me, not [...]

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Networking Tips Anonymous: Tip #1

Posted by on January 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm

I’m very excited to introduce the first of a new blog post series, “Networking Tips Anonymous”, in which an executive contact of mine (who happens to be the EVP of his/her company) provides 10 tips for you based on his/her past experiences with people eagerly pursuing a job or career change. Some may be familiar [...]

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