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.
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.
After doing 15 internships during college, with companies like MTV, FOX and NBC, Lauren Berger branded herself and created a business. A graduate from the University of Central Florida, Berger is now CEO and founder of Intern Queen, Inc and now a published author. Her first book, “All Work, No Pay” is an intern’s guide to everything internships, from finding an internship to building your resume, to making connections and gaining job experience. Berger talks about why she started interning, life in LA and her slight obsession with the Kardashians!