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Network at events for maximum impact

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

Guest blog: 10 ways to get through unemployment

By Beatrice Bernescut So that’s it. You’ve gotten your freedom, your walking papers, your pink slip. Redundancy, dismissal, restructuring, it all amounts to the same thing: you are unemployed. So what are you going to do now? Look for another job, of course, or maybe start your own business. In either case, given today’s job market, chances are you’re going to have more than enough opportunity for reflection. So while you’re busy rewriting your resume for the nth time and

Target your job search to get what you really want

You only need one! Right? Just one perfect guy/girl in your life to take away your loneliness. Or one dream job to give you true purpose. You aren’t asking for too much. But the slog, the process, the setbacks, the time investment can be a killer. It can be enough to make you want to stay lonely and broke until the end of time. So what’s the catch? What can you do differently? 1. Be focused Selecting from the onslaught