A Quick Guide to a Great LinkedIn Profile

Written by Anna Zhou It is essential to have a strong LinkedIn profile to land that dream job. Hiring managers and recruiters use LinkedIn to post jobs, search for candidates, screen applicants, and perform background checks on interviewees. But what exactly does it mean to have a strong profile? Below is a quick guide to what [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00February 24th, 2016|Anna Zhou, Job Applications, Networking|0 Comments

How to Write a Follow-Up Email for a Job Application

Written by Anna Zhou We all know that feeling of anticipation after sending off a job application. When will it come? What will it say? One thing that can help alleviate the seemingly endless waiting is to send a quick email to follow up on the initial application. This email, if written properly, shows your continuing [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00December 8th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Job Applications|0 Comments

How to Stay in Touch with your Professional Network

Written by Anna Zhou So you researched the guests that were going to be at the LSCDS networking event, approached them and had great conversation, got their contact information, and connected with them on LinkedIn. Mission accomplished, right? Not quite. As important as it is to create contacts, it is equally, if not more, important [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00November 9th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Interviews, Job Applications, Networking|0 Comments

Business cards for graduate students: Why they are important to your career development and how to make them

Written by Anna Zhou While graduate students often associate business cards with professionals and those with “real” jobs, these simple cards are a must-have for MSc and PhD candidates looking to get ahead in their careers. Why make a student business card? Advantages include: Making networking easier, more efficient and impactful. They are a simple and [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:48+00:00October 15th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Networking|0 Comments