What is really important to you?
One of the biggest intellectual hang-ups in networking for any purpose (job, admission into a college, finding [...]
Those who have read my blog or have heard me speak know that I tend to rant against the "apply online and hope" approach to a job search. Along [...]
Dress guidelines for informational interviewers:
Choosing what to wear to informational interviews can be perplexing. You need to walk a delicate [...]
I was giving a presentation at Purdue Krannert earlier this week and met a student who is studying entrepreneurship. He approached me at the end of [...]
"Let's stay in touch!" But does it happen?
In informational interviews, you're not supposed to ask for a job. A primary purpose of the informational [...]
Companies don't hire an international student because they want to be nice...
Companies hire an international student for one reason only: They are [...]
Are your contacts not responding?
What to do if you don't hear back...
Let's say that you've been reaching out to people for informational [...]
Are you making any of these bad follow up mistakes?
There are lots of good ways to follow up with your contacts to deepen your relationships with [...]
Following up: How?
I’ve been meaning to create this blog article for years. My apologies to any international student whose graduation has come [...]
The visible and unhidden job markets don't mix!
International students get themselves into trouble when they adopt tactics for penetrating the [...]
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