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Effective Networking

Effective Networking

Faculty (Teachers/Professors)

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Coworkers
  • Neighbors
  • Executive Search Firms/Employment Agencies
  • State employment office
  • Directories/Professional Trade Journals/Yellow Pages
  • Trade Shows (in your industry)
  • Apply directly to employer
  • Job fairs
  • Volunteer work contacts
  • Ads you place
  • Professional associations (Chamber of Commerce, special interest groups)
  • Fellow job seekers
  • Social/Church groups
  • Broadcast letters and resumes
  • Classifieds
  • Classmates (high school, college)
  • Internet (employment & company web sites)
  • Family's Contacts (i.e. Grandmother's neighbors)
  • Business Contacts (part time employment)
  • Other (mailperson, salespeople, doctor, dentist, hairstylist, barber)
  • Never give up
  • CAREER SERVICES

Ways not to get a job

  • Be a couch potato
  • Give up easily
  • Poorly written resume
  • Not preparing for interviews
  • Maintain a negative attitude
  • Never be on time for an interview
  • Dress inappropriately
  • Exude insecurity
  • DON'T VISIT CAREER SERVICES