Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer The idea of professional networking tends to bring to mind stuffy people in business attire and name tags, standing around…
Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer What is it about networking events that make so many of us want to crawl underneath a couch and hide? Is it the…
Sarah Sipek, CareerBuilder writer It’s better to give than to receive. Volunteering your time to a worthy cause gives you the immediate satisfaction of making…
Matt Tarpey, CareerBuilder writer
Technology advancements have been changing the way humans work and live since the dawn of humanity, but lately it seems like it’s advancing faster than ever. So how can you make sure you don’t get left in the dust? These are the hard and soft skills you’ll need if you want to make it in the future workforce.
Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer
Many of today’s youth watch their favourite celebrities or professional athletes on TV and think, “I want to do that when I grow up.” And while there are a select few who may go on to achieve fame and fortune, the vast majority need a reality check — and some help from those around them.
We recently got you up to speed on informational interviews: What they are, why they’re done and how they’re done.
Amy McDonnell, CareerBuilder writer
Informational interviews: They’re pretty much the opposite of that Kanye-Taylor phone exchange. And nothing like when Britney was asked about Taylor (and forgot she had met her twice). And they don’t even closely resemble this awkward “interview” with Tom Hiddleston… about Taylor Swift.
Unless you can invent a time-traveling machine or become Jennifer Garner’s character in “13 Going on 30,” you may never get a second chance to go back in time and re-do or undo parts of your life you wish you could change. Fortunately for you, we asked real-life seasoned professionals to spill secrets and offer up advice they would give to their younger job-seeking selves.