Category: Networking

Great Networkers Don’t Need Great Resumes 0

Great Networkers Don’t Need Great Resumes

By Harry Urschel So often, people agonize over creating a dynamic resume, one that will make the difference in getting the attention they need for the job of their dreams. While I’m a proponent...

Face-to-Face Networking Works Best 0

Face-to-Face Networking Works Best

By Harry Urschel Everyone likes being efficient. And most people feel somewhat awkward in meeting new people. So, most people in a job search try to do their “networking” online and over the phone....

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Networking means making real friends.

By Penelope Trunk I took my kids to a four-day music workshop in Boston. The kids play fiddle music at home and the workshop is with a fiddle player they love: Brian Wicklund. But...

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How to decide when to work for free

By Penelope Trunk High performers work for free. The difference between working for free because you’re a loser and working for free because you’re a high performer is what you get from the deal....

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Some advice on taking advice

By Penelope Trunk A while back, someone was interviewing me and asked me if I’ve tried yoga. Right now a zillion people are thinking I’m writing about them. Because so many people, in the...

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How to Ask Smart Questions

By Penelope Trunk This post is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. After I realized that the most underrated skill is asking good questions, I realized that I am not very good at it....

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How to Stave off Loneliness

By Penelope Trunk Melissa and I had a fight yesterday. We have this fight once or twice a month. Someone who neither of us knows well will ask Melissa something about me just out...