Stay Visible with Social Media

It’s amazing how easily one can “fall of the wagon” when it comes to social media – be that blogging, tweeting, or interacting through other social media channels.  I know our blog has the occasional long quite stretch!  Sometimes it happens by accident, our schedules get away on us or what have you, but other […]

Volunteering – Great Way to Increase Your Work Experience – Part 2

At the end of July we did a post on Volunteering, but I wanted to expand on that more.  Over the last year I’ve had the pleasure of working very closely with a fantastic organization, and you guessed it, as a volunteer.  It’s been beneficial in so many ways!  Let me hit on a few […]

Volunteering – Great Way to Increase Your Work Experience!

We’ve talked about Volunteering in the past and how great it is for Networking in our post Overlooked Networking Opportunity – Volunteering! But what about for the great experience it can give you? The amount that you can learn is phenomenal, and often you don’t have to pay a thing for it, in some cases even they pay for you to increase your experience.

Overlooked Networking Opportunity – Volunteering!

There are so many different events out there, great causes, places to connect. So many different choices and we’re always wondering, what’s going to really make the most impact? It can often be near impossible to decide how to split our networking time most efficiently. Now, when you go to networking events, who do you remember the most? The people sitting at your table, the couple people you spoke to briefly while grabbing your cup of coffee? Perhaps. But I bet you’d really remember the people working at the event – the lady that greeted you at the door, maybe the gentleman at the registration table, and of course the MC of the event. Which is my point, a lot of the time our networking can be turbo-boosted by simply getting more involved.