Tag: informational interviews

  • The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

    The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

    Five awesome pieces of career advice I found this week

    Five great pieces of job search advice and insight I found this week from The Ladders, Buzzfeed, Come Recommended, PSFK and Business Insider Continue Reading

  • 6 Questions To Ask During The Informational Interview

    6 Questions To Ask During The Informational Interview

    By Arnie Fertig "I'm out of work, and need a job-fast!" relates a desperate job hunter to his friend. "So... what have you been doing so far?" she responds. "I'm networking like crazy! I'm calling everyone I know and saying: HELP ME!" Continue Reading

  • What Is An Informational Interview, Anyway?

    What Is An Informational Interview, Anyway?

    By Jada A. Graves There are first interviews, second interviews, phone interviews, lunch interviews, and group interviews; all of which have purposes and best practices. And then there's the bedrock interview of job searching: the informational one. Too bad so few people actually know its purpose or protocol. Continue Reading

  • The Power of Informational Interviews

    The Power of Informational Interviews

    After graduate school, I found myself working at a bank. A year into it I just wasn't feeling the role and wondered what commercial real estate roles were out there that might suit me. I didn't know any one in the field and there was no Internet, so I had to rely on business magazines and my weak,... Continue Reading

  • Interview Tactic Employers Hate

    Interview Tactic Employers Hate

    I had never heard of an "informational interview" until I went through a job search workshop. The idea sounded great, though. The facilitator made sure we understood we were not to go in and ask if there were any jobs for us, but that we were to get information about the company, division, industry, key... Continue Reading