Building Federal Career Pathways: Four Takeaways

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Jennifer Hall Career Advisor
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9 Things Recruiters Search for on LinkedIn

Eight hundred thirty million.

There are 830 million professionals using LinkedIn.

That’s 830 million professionals with profiles with which you’re competing for attention—the attention of recruiters who are searching for specific answers on LinkedIn when hunting for candidates to fill …

By AnnaMarie Houlis - Ivy Exec
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How to Find and Reach Out to Recruiters on LinkedIn

While recruiters work to help companies fill their open roles, they can also help you — the job seeker — connect with roles you might be interested in and a good fit for. According to Jobscan, 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
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4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

The more time that passes after you meet people for the first time—either in person or virtually—the harder it is to remember them. This is why, when you’re job searching, it’s important to take notes after meeting someone new. It’s also …

By David Solloway - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Five ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

LinkedIn is, arguably, THE place to be for professionals these days, social media or otherwise. In the post-pandemic world, networking online is more important than ever, and, of course, LinkedIn is the place where most job applications live.

The first …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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Your Guide to Informational Interviews: How to request, prepare, and follow up after informational interviews

Rachel Parnes
Senior Marketing Manager at LinkedIn
January 4, 2021

“Maybe you’re actively looking for a new job. Or maybe you’re just following a kernel of curiosity that there’s something else out there you’re better suited for—another role, career, or …

By Amber Graham
Amber Graham Director of Data and Operations
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

By Ashley Kemper - Firsthand
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How to quickly clean up your online presence when job/internship seeking

We all know there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a job interview. You spend a lot of time creating the perfect resume. Then you research the company you’re applying to and rehearse your answers to commonly-asked interview questions. …

By Sanja Gardašević - College Recruiter
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Attention new grads: 4 mistakes to avoid when networking

As a college senior or new grad, you may think you are totally new to networking. Actually, you’ve been doing it for years: every time you have asked a friend to tell you about a new app they like, every …

By Joanne Meehl - College Recruiter
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How to build a professional network while in college

Starting your career after college can seem like a daunting task. Oftentimes, having a degree alone may not get you your dream job and you may feel like you need to work harder to get where you want and need …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
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