For college students, informational interviews are vital. Before you send 100s of email applications into the void spring semester senior year, make sure you develop a few key professional connections outside your internship supervisors. Get some one on one time with professionals you admire by requesting a conversation over the phone or over coffee. Unlike a job interview, informational interviews allow for more of a dialogue.
The Niche Movement Founder Kevin O’Connell shared the hard truth about hearing the word “no” in our blog How to Handle Rejection in Business. Now, we present you with our Go or No-Go? Job Search Checklist. Rather than listening to rejection, this checklist flips the script and grants you the power to say “no” to a new job opportunity--giving you the tools to push forward in the right direction on your professional journey.
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.