Career Questions tagged Social Networking

What is the most effective way to network with people?

I am currently struggling with being more social since I am more of an introverted person. However, I am challenging myself to be more open to other people and try to be nicer because sometimes I can come off as angry or pessimistic which is what I am not trying to do with people....

#social-networking #networking


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Active Apr 05 '18 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Jesel R.’s Avatar Jesel R.
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Chris Dodds | Cloud Architect Hi, Jesel. I am also an introvert, so I feel your ...

How helpful is your school’s alumni network in finding a job after graduation?

I can take the proper courses to prepare myself for the job I want. I can get experience. But how do I get set on the proper path? Will the school help me find a good job? Are schools’ alumni more open to hiring recent graduates of their alma mater? #social-networking #networking...

#buildingrelationships #business-networking


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Active Sep 05 '18 at 12:18 AM

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Posted by David P.’s Avatar David P.
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Carol O | Technology and Product Leader Businesses often form relationships with a specific college or university, and ...

What are some of the best ways to network as a student?

I am attempting to make my presence known, I guess, outside of my university and connect with different groups that I think perhaps I would like to work for. What are some of the best ways to do this? Are there specific events that would be better for me as an environmental science major? Is...

#environmental-science #social-networking #networking


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Active Mar 20 '18 at 09:57 PM

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Posted by Ashley H.’s Avatar Ashley H.
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J P | Security enthusiast with 10+ years Linux / DevOps ... Hi Ashley, It's great that you're thinking of getting started early ...

What is the easiest way in finding clients when majoring in accounting?

Sometimes when you graduate or have a degree in accounting, it may be hard for you to find the people you need to make it an actual career. That's why I'm asking what is the best way to find clients. #accounting...



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Active Jun 01 '18 at 05:36 PM

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Posted by Spencer  T.’s Avatar Spencer T.
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Alexandra Torre | Campus Recruiting Senior Associate at PwC Hi Spencer, Happy Friday! I would say that a great area ...

What are some websites that someone can network on besides LinkedIn?


Mehreen Tejani’s Avatar Rohit Tigga’s Avatar Stacey Brown’s Avatar Valerie DiPietro’s Avatar +5
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:58 PM

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Posted by Devetra C.’s Avatar Devetra C.
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Mehreen Tejani | Educational Planner at San Jacinto College Hi Devetra! You can join Facebook groups (of companies you're interested ...

How do you start networking?

Hi, I have a few questions regarding how to go about networking. From what I understand the practice of networking is about discussing career opportunities with people who are involved in the fields that interest you or just to help you get your foot in the door for finding a job. How do you...

#social-networking #networking #career-advice #connections #general-career-questions #finding-a-career


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Timothy G.’s Avatar Timothy G.
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Michael Reyes | Hydrographical Surveyor at Chris Ransome & Associates Networking comes in many ways. Whether you are socializing or at ...

What to do when you don't get the job you really wanted?

I interviewed for a position that I really want and am wondering how I should prepare if I don't get the position? Should I consider volunteering for this organization? Social media was brought up by one of the women that interviewed me, should I look for additional oppurtunities by following...

#social-networking #interviews #jobs #job-application


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Active Aug 31 '17 at 10:52 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Andria Frederickson | Director of Industry Relations So there is a lot of information for you from others ...

How do employer's really see an applicant with a disability?

I have a tracheotomy and although I am familiar with the laws pertaining to those who are disabled, do employers actually consider hiring you if you are disabled in the back of their minds? I have been out of work for a while due to my issue, but finally have the situation under control. I...

#homeland-security #social-networking #recruiting #employment-law


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Active Sep 13 '18 at 09:44 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Nathan Graeff | Recreation Therapist Hi Melissa - I won't speak to the laws regarding hiring ...

Is it best nowadays to use a recruitment service to obtain a career?

I just want to know what direction to move in besides just looking for employment myself. #career-path #recruiting...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Melissa, Knowing that you have a Master's in Criminal Justice ...

What careers should I be looking for? How do I even get my foot in the door?

I have a Bachelor's in Sociology, minor in International Relations, and a Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security. What should my searches involve? I am willing to move anywhere. #recruiting...



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Active Jul 28 '17 at 09:23 AM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Melissa, You should be search sites like for government ...

I may want a Ph.D. studying human trafficking or women and terrorism, what careers should I be looking for?

I have a Bachelor's in Sociology, Minor in International Relations, and now a Master's in Criminal Justice in Homeland Security. I would like to know where I should be looking for employment to prepare me for my possible future studies. #criminal-justice #social-networking...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Heather Hampsey | Counselor Hello I can't say what Ph.D you should go for. For ...

How do you use a Homeland Security degree in searching for a career?

I am actually still in school for about three more weeks and I am finishing my thesis on Cybercrime. My experience is in Sociology and the Legal field. I am self-motivated and a hard-worker who learns pretty fast. I am anxious to get a career, but I am 41 years old and have been out of work...

#social-networking #cyber-crime #government #human-rights #counter-terrorism #homeland-security #women #federal-government


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Melissa A.’s Avatar Melissa A.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Melissa! Congratulations on nearly completing your education. To confirm your ...

How to make connections on LinkedIn?

I am new to LinkedIn and am wondering who I should add as a connection? I also am transitioning into a different career section, hopefully the non-profit, human service, or social service sector and am not sure if I should add old employees/supervisors from the insurance industry. #networking...

#social-networking #career-change #linkedin-recruiter #linkedin


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Active Jun 06 '18 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Carolyn Kiel | Digital Operations Training Manager Hi -- sure, you can start out by adding former supervisors ...

What websites offer a good platform for networking other than LinkedIn?

I am looking to network with professionals and am wondering if there are sites other than LinkedIn that can offer these opportunities? #business #networking #social-networking #network...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Nicole C.’s Avatar Nicole C.
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Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech LinkedIn is definitely one of the top sites for professional networking. ...

What foreign language should I learn?

I want to learn a new language so I can potentially use it in my professional career. Is there a language that would be more useful in the business world? #business #career #entrepreneurship #language #foreign-languages #social-networking...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting I would recommend one of the 3 following languages: Spanish, Russian, ...

Are there any other ways to volunteer for a cause online beside this one?

I want to get more involved in the world and be able to network, or volunteer for activities around the world. The best way as people to connect to each other is through the internet and I want to see if there are other online volunteer options. #volunteering #networking...



Ken Simmons’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Kate A. Ekman, CVA’s Avatar
Active Jul 23 '18 at 08:14 PM

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Posted by Bria B.’s Avatar Bria B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Bria! You asked a very interesting question. Here are a ...

How can systems thinking be used in sociology, business, and psychology?

I attended a lecture on systems thinking and I think in terms of networking. Things are always linked together somehow and the entire human race belongs to many different systems. #business #psychology #marketing #networking #sociology...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:42 PM

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Posted by Liana S.’s Avatar Liana S.
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bridget navoda | Senior Product Development Manager Hi Liana: What a great question! I'm always tempted to put ...

How can intuition be used in business?

Intuition is advanced pattern recognition while sensing is information that is only verifiable. I know business does require logic but it's also important to see the implications of an action and it's important to speculate. I watched a video about rational intuition and I think that idea could...

#social-networking #networking #psychology #business #entrepreneurship #communications #marketing-strategy


Daniela Silva’s Avatar Kushaan Shah’s Avatar
Active Jan 03 '18 at 05:44 AM

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Posted by Liana S.’s Avatar Liana S.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Liana, In “The America We Deserve” , Trump declares “I’ve ...

What are some good ways to approach professional people that I don't know on LinkedIn?

I heard a lot about how important it is to get connected with people if one wants to find a job or know more about a specific industry beforehand. What are some ways to approach strangers on LinkedIn that will result in more positive feedback and help me succeed in social networking and job...

#social-networking #networking #career #career-paths #career-development #linkedin #new-hires #job-search


ShaRon Bynum’s Avatar Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP’s Avatar Susan Castillo’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar +3
Active Jun 08 '18 at 12:18 AM

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Posted by Hollie C.’s Avatar Hollie C.
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ShaRon Bynum | Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt I personally do not accept invitations from strangers on Linked In. ...

What are good ways for me to start networking with professionals who work at ESPN?

I'm a college student entering his third year at San Jose State. I am pursuing a major in economics and a minor in advertising. I would love to get an internship at ESPN in the marketing or sales departments. I heard it helps if you have people within your network who work at ESPN but I...

#social-networking #networking #linkedin #espn #sports


Brie Gallagher’s Avatar Samantha Bourque’s Avatar Monty Clegg’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar +1
Active Jun 08 '18 at 12:14 AM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Brie Gallagher | Production Coordinator II at ESPN Hi, Ben! You don't necessarily need to know someone to get ...

How do you "small talk" in socal situations to keep it from getting awkward?

I was recently in a meeting with a judge hopping she would be my mentor to help me into the field of law and i think there were many times when we had those awkward silence moments and i just hope that my terrible social skills didn't mess it up. #business #social #networking...



Anup Sareen’s Avatar Jacqueline Ball’s Avatar Allison Reppe’s Avatar Mitchell Phillips’s Avatar +1
Active Jun 21 '18 at 04:06 PM

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Posted by Michael W.’s Avatar Michael W.
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Anup Sareen | Professional Social awkwardness comes from a sense of not appearing "normal" or ...

What is the best approach in job seeking given that most of hired jobs are not publicized but through internal networking?

Many people have been in the situation of getting no response when applying for jobs online. The truth is, although the Internet can be effective in finding employment, networking remains the best way to find a job. #networking...



Shawn Lloyd’s Avatar Paul Gullatte’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Lisa L.’s Avatar Lisa L.
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Shawn Lloyd | Solutions Architect CCIE - Collaboration | Networking | ... It's true not all jobs are publicized, but there are a ...

How do you write a resume?

I believe that there should be classes one could take to make themselves more appealing in their resumes when trying to get a job. I personally am about to graduate college and have no idea where to even start with a resume. #networking #sociology #resume-writing #social-networking...

#evaluating-resumes #social-media-marketing


Carole Curtis’s Avatar Lisa Mark, MA’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Alyssa M.’s Avatar Alyssa M.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Alyssa: Here are some suggestions for resume writing: 1. I am ...

How do you network?

I have a pretty vague conception of what networking is and how you do it and why it is beneficial. #networking #social-networking #computer-networking...



Pradeep Kumar’s Avatar Mohamed Imran’s Avatar Shubha Florence Dalavai’s Avatar Joel Grondin’s Avatar +2
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Kira N.’s Avatar Kira N.
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Pradeep Kumar | TSE at Hinduja Global Solutions Become the centre of the network. It’s not easy to build ...

How important is social networking?

In a day and age where social networks are becoming the go-to-thing for everything, how vital to one's life and career is it to expand one's social circle and connections? #networking...



Evi Vierendeel’s Avatar Dennis Ma’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Posted by Calvin K.’s Avatar Calvin K.
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Evi Vierendeel | Proposal Senior Analyst at Dell Hi, An interesting article I found on this topic was the ...

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