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Networking Interview: Build Your Network Little by Little with Alexis Grant

Alexis Grant is a former journalist with U.S. News & World Report where she covered hiring trends and job-search strategy. Now Alexis focuses on entrepreneurial writing and digital strategy with a focus on careers and the workplace. Today she gives us her perspective on networking and its importance as it relates to people’s careers.

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7 Tips to Make Interview Nerves Disappear

If not dealt with effectively, interview nerves can leave you lacking confidence and feeling anxious- they take up so much time and energy that would be better spent researching and preparing for the interview itself. Like most common fears, interview nerves are generally irrational and at best, misplaced concerns. Here are the tips you should

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8 Mind Games That Recruiters Play During Interviews

Interviewers can use a lot of strategies to choose the right candidate. They could ask certain questions and perhaps play mind tricks that could make you reveal what kind of worker you are. Through surveys conducted by Leadership IQ, leadership and training provider Mark Murphy divulged tricks for recruiters to use during interviews in his

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Start Networking with People Outside Your Industry

Most professionals build their network over time through proximity — people from your business school study group, or colleagues from your current company or past jobs. You may have a few outliers in the mix, but unless you’ve been deliberate about your networking, the vast majority of people you know probably work in the same

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Networking to find a job? Focus on being generous

Networking doesn’t have to (soul) suck. When you identify what you have to offer, you open up a less draining, more personal way to network: through giving. When you stop treating networking as “putting a dollar in the relationship bank to withdraw someday” and focus more on what you can do for your network, you

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