We’ve all heard the proverb; it’s not what you know but who you know. Meaning, sometimes to land that job, contact, contract, client, etc it is your connections and network that makes it happen, sometimes outshining your skills and abilities along the way. A great way to build and enhance your professional connections is to attend networking events.
Ever get bored, annoyed or frustrated at work and you tweet or Facebook your feelings about the job while you’re on the job? According to internship and career guru, Lauren Berger aka “The Intern Queen”, that is a big mistake! Berger discusses with me 9 social media mistakes young professionals make in the first few years of their careers.
Vicky Oliver is the author of five best selling career development books. She shares some useful tips for college students, graduates and young professionals on navigating life after graduation.