Informational interviews are one of the sharpest tools in the jobseeker’s box, but, to my constant bewilderment, they are among the least used. Maybe it’s fear, maybe it’s simply lack of awareness, but if you’re looking for a new role in sustainability or corporate responsibility, listen up!
Monthly Archives: March 2016
A couple of months ago I delivered the Keynote speech at Hitachi’s WIN Summit for Women in Innovation. As I told them my story, I was humbled by ones I got in return of how each individual in that room — women of all career stages and job functions — was spending each day trying to bring a sense of purpose into her work. Six years ago, shortly after having my second son, I left the corporate world and created my own dream
Networking events can be great opportunities for developing new relationships and broadening business networks, plus they can be fun. If you’re looking to make a career move into sustainability, corporate responsibility or the impact economy, in-person networking remains the best way to convert potential opportunities into real jobs. There is just no way around that. Below are a few tips on how you may be able to improve your skills to “work the room.” Preparation Do your research! Before you even