Social Media and College Grads: What’s Next?

Networking is an art, a science, a skill, a dance and a contact sport. We have all heard the adage, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” There are two other levels that need to be considered: “Who knows you” and, more importantly, “who knows about you”. Welcome to the world of social media. A luxury once experienced quickly becomes a necessity, and Linkedin® is a great example.... Continue reading

Avoiding the ‘Silent Killer’: Interviewing the Exits

Former employees know your company’s strengths and weaknesses. Most are even willing to speak frankly about them after they walk out the door…but not to you. People on their way out often don’t want to be too candid, in hopes of receiving a positive reference in the future. Or they’re just apathetic: What’s the point of enduring an awkward conversation about a company’s or boss’s shortcomings... Continue reading