How to Gain a Workplace Sponsor

CATEGORY: Professional Development
POSTED: May 13, 2015 at 8:56 am

One of the greatest determinants of success for ambitious middle level managers is the existence of a sponsor. Sponsorship, unlike mentorship, is a two-way street in which protégés and sponsors depend on one other to help each of their careers. A protégé offers her sponsor exceptional work product, loyalty, and a unique view of team... » Read Full Article

Asking Friends for Job Search Help

CATEGORY: Recruiter Tips
POSTED: February 19, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Asking friends and former colleagues for assistance with your job search is without a doubt an awkward thing for many job seekers, but it’s worth the time and effort.. What’s important to know For generations, Americans found available career opportunities in the local newspaper’s help wanted section. However, classifieds and other traditional sources of job... » Read Full Article

How to Write Ridiculously Persuasive Cover Letters

CATEGORY: Cover Letters
POSTED: January 8, 2015 at 5:57 pm

A cover letter should tell a story in which the candidate is presented as an impact player—that is, someone a hiring manager wants to have on their team. Effective resumes and cover letters are most persuasive when they paint a clear picture of the candidate’s accomplishments and successes. Berkley Law tells its students and alumni... » Read Full Article

Tips to Write a Student Resume

CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: December 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm

Whether you are embarking on your first semester in college or preparing for graduation, now is the time to think about crafting a well-written resume. Like those with strong work histories, students should also focus on the skills and abilities they bring to a potential employer—including their accomplishments. Students might look at different accomplishments than... » Read Full Article

Strategies for Winning at Video Job Interviews

CATEGORY: Interview tips
POSTED: December 4, 2014 at 8:59 am

It’s hard to argue that any two actors portrayed the potential awkwardness of video interviews than Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in their 2013 hit comedy movie The Internship. Whether you get invited to an online, video, Skype, virtual, or web interview, they all amount to the same thing. If you haven’t been asked yet... » Read Full Article

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