Networking Basics: It’s About Who You Know, Not What You Know

Networking Basics: It’s About Who You Know, Not What You Know

The Niche Movement’s social media intern, Jaylene Perez, returns to discuss her recent networking trip to New York. A college senior, Jaylene was surprised to learn that landing a job is an organic process. It’s not about the perfect resume or the perfect cover letter. It’s about knowing the right people. Read about Jaylene’s experience chatting with marketing gurus at Bustle, Facebook, and Spotify, and remind yourself of the fundamental networking building blocks.

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

The new Chief Editor of The Niche Movement wasn’t always the savvy, young professional she is now. She broke out of her shell senior year of college to seek out informational interviews. Those conversations with fellow Indiana University alumni landed her at a nonprofit in DC. Read on to learn more about Carmen Vernon and why she joined the Niche Movement in her Editor Q&A.

Finding The Courage To Pursue Your Passion: Editor Q&A

Finding The Courage To Pursue Your Passion: Editor Q&A

Meet Jaylene Perez, our social media intern and a senior at George Washington University, working towards a BA in English. From a young age and through the example her parents set, Jaylene knew you didn’t have to have a traditional career path to be happy and love what you do. Learn more about what Jaylene is doing to pursue her passions in our Q&A.

Solving The Underemployment Problem (Podcast)

Solving The Underemployment Problem (Podcast)

The Niche Movement founder Kevin O'Connell and Forbes contributor Jessica Lutz discuss the issue of underemployment. Jessica’s main advice for young people trying to get a job is to keep at it. It can take a long time, but if you keep pursuing your goals, a door will be opened for you.