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Author Archives: Kimberly Beatty, Jobfully Online Content and Marketing

Kimberly is a rising second year MBA candidate at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and the Online Content and Marketing Intern here, at Jobfully. She has a passion for social media and connecting people through the Internet.

Volunteer Work: Your Job Search Secret Path

Tweet Volunteering can be a significant leg up in your job search.  An ariticle in Fast Company, Volunteering Will Save Your Career (Or Put You In A New One), showed that 20% of hiring managers make decision based on volunteer work.  It can serve the same basic function as an internship: it can grow your [...]

Recognizing Unique Networking Opportunities

Tweet Are you taking advantage of networking opportunities in your everyday life? You encounter these opportunities often but may miss them because they are not strictly job related.  Any community where you have built a reputation is an opportunity to network – don’t let your best networking opportunities get away from you because haven’t recognized [...]

Wrapping Up an Internship

Tweet It’s the time of year when many students are wrapping up their internships and preparing to return to school. As my summer with Jobfully wraps up, I’ve been thinking about the best way to leave an internship.  As you depart, you need to position yourself for your future, and you want leave your employer [...]

LinkedIn: Better Late Than Never

Think you missed the golden window for joining LinkedIn? It’s not too late – how joining now can help your job search.

Networking for Introverts

Introverts can be a good networker, too! Here are suggestions for introverts on how to get ready to network.

Getting the Most Out of Your Internship: Goal Setting

Tweet Internships are an increasingly important way for job seekers to gain experience, master new skills and position themselves in the job market.  To optimize your internship, it’s important to have specific goals and a plan for meeting them.  At the highest level, your goals are: gaining valuable experience and growing your network.  But once [...]

The Introvert’s Guide to Interviewing

Tweet As not only an introvert, but also a shy introvert, I have always found social situations to be incredibly difficult. When you add the stress that anyone might feel over an important interview, nerves and anxiety can be overwhelming. But with proper preparation, practice, and patience any introvert can interview like the best of [...]

Be the Job

Tweet You know how to know the job and look the job, but do you know how to be the job?  There are some aspects of behavior that are the same no matter what job you are looking for – you should be courteous, polite, prompt.  These are things that, regardless of the position you are [...]

Look the Job

Tweet Image is important when you are job seeking or working.  The image you put forth – be it in person, online, or through your work – communicates who you are and how you work.

Know the Job

Tweet There are three key elements to getting the job you want – knowing the job, looking the job, and being the job.  How well do you really know the job you hope to get?  This is the first step to reaching your end goal. When you are job seeking, you need to know the [...]

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