“Should I stay or should I go now? ….” – The Clash
This is an age old question: Should I quit my job and then look for a job, or try to look while still employed?
Beware of anyone who gives advice on this question in a hard and fast rule format.
For most people, it is better to stay employed and look from a standpoint of being employed.
But it really comes down to what’s right for you.
I have seen people quit and dedicate 40-50 hours per week (as if it was a job) to job landing activities and land something within a couple of months.
However, it’s a risk.… Continue Reading…
It is often said that in order to advance in your career it’s not really what you know but rather who you know. One such case in which this adage is true is when you leverage your alma mater’s alumni network to find a job.
Let’s face it, people do have a tendency to help out fellow alumni if they can. It’s a point of pride for many and a great way for them to give back to their alma mater. If you were in a position to help someone from your alma mater you would probably do it in a heartbeat too, so why not tap into your college’s network to help you advance your career?
Fortunately LinkedIn has made it easier for you. Read on to learn about LinkedIn’s alumni features and how you can use them to advance your career.… Continue Reading…