Posts tagged "events"

Getting Schooled in Non-Profit Job Stalking

Getting Schooled in Non-Profit Job Stalking
Yes, I admit it – I sometimes listen and heed the advice of career coaches. One such piece of advice is to connect with my school’s alumni associations, and since I was a alumnus of Loyola here in Chicago (getting both my bachelor’s and master’s while attending classes in three different classes), I took advantage... Read more »

Menu of Food For Thought

Menu of Food For Thought
For my usual guest-post this week, I’m going to be focusing on several items of interest, mostly to generate some conversation, engage in a little self-promotion, and hopefully, provide some online reading pleasure. And to paraphrase Jackie Gleason, away we go! As part of my Chicago Net Tuesday organizing duties, I’m often asked to participate... Read more »

Speaking of networking events ...

As you know, I try to make it out to 2-4 networking events per week, to keep myself “in front of” folks that I already know, and meeting others that I haven’t yet.  And, as I’ve noted, there are several very useful resources out there which list many hundreds of events every week in the... Read more »
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Getting out of the house ... or not ...

Even infrequent readers of this space will recall that I, generally speaking, have an extremely low opinion of “job fairs”, having attended dozens over the past couple of years, the vast majority of which were a total waste of time (no, I do not want to sell your insurance, thanks).  There have been a few... Read more »

Whuh?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wm_archiv/2694452291/ How the heck did it get to be Friday again?  My apologies to any who where waiting breathlessly by their computers for The Job Stalker updates this week … as I noted in my last post, I was heading out of town over the weekend, and got remarkably far behind on everything.  Add to... Read more »

Too much networking?

Hunter S. Thompson once said: “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” and I’m sort at a similar juncture … not necessarily involving drugs, alcohol, violence, and insanity (although one or more of those were in evidence), but regarding networking. http://www.flickr.com/photos/adrian_s/ / CC BY 2.0... Read more »
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