Networking can seem really scary, especially if you are just starting out in your career and feel like you are starting your network from scratch. And if you are shy it can seem overwhelming. But networking is not just for the gregarious social butterflies.
Lots of students find themselves feeling stressed in the fall of final year, worried that graduation is soon approaching and they don’t yet have a plan. Use these six steps to help you figure out what you want to do when you graduate.
While you are in school, grades have a lot of significance. Often students assume that grades are required on resumés. But outside of school, grades are usually a whole lot less significant than they have been while you were a student.
Thinking ahead to how this job will look on your resumé may be causing you some worry now, but it could prove to be just the thing to motivate you to try on some strategies for making lemonade out of your summer job lemon.
Question: Everyone keeps telling me how important networking is, but I don’t know anyone in the career I’m interested in. How can I network if I don’t know anyone? Answer: You may be surprised how many people you’re connected to after all.