Category Archives: Networking

How to talk to anyone: The experts guide to Networking for job success!

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. The Guardian’s expert panel shares their secrets… Read More

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Students: dial up your employability with online connections

You don’t need to have come from a privileged background to get a job through contacts – get online and make connections yourself… Read more

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16 tips for how graduates can engage with employers

What do employers welcome from graduates to build relationships when job seeking? Some business owners came up with their top tips for a recent student and employer networking event. Here’s what they said… Read More

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The dos and don’ts of student networking for job hunting success

As a student you’re told about the importance of contacts if you want a job after university – but how do you actually network? Guardian Careers explains all…Read More Further help and advice with how to network successfully can be … Continue reading

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How to professionally ‘network’ online to find work opportunities

Introduction We’ve all heard the phrase ‘It’s who you know’. Well in fact it’s not so much who you know, but who you vaguely know. In other words, most jobs and career opportunities come through people you don’t know very … Continue reading

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12 things for Graduates to avoid when engaging with employers

What do employers say graduates should avoid doing when engaging employers as part of the job search? I asked some business owners to come up with their top tips for a recent student and employer networking event that I facilitated. … Continue reading

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How to network successfully at Careers & Recruitment Events

Even the most confident of us can get tongue-tied when starting conversations with potential employers. Follow TargetJobs tips on how to communicate at networking sessions, employer presentations, careers fairs and other graduate recruitment events…Read More More hints and tips on … Continue reading

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Why career-smart graduates always carry business cards

Before you start networking with graduate recruiters, do yourself a favour and get a business card. It will cost you next to nothing but the effects can be truly impressive. Guardian Careers explains more… Read More

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Five reasons to keep in touch with your professors after you graduate

While in college you are around an amazing group of people – people that are well connected, well-educated and actively want to help you. These people are your professors and many times students take their help for granted. However once … Continue reading

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Top 10 people you must have in your network of contacts to help you find a job

This article highlights the key people you need to have links with within your own network of contacts to help you with the job hunting process. Find out more here For more help with how to network effectively, access the … Continue reading

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