Self-Promotion is the New Referral—Here’s How to Make it Work for You

Self-promotion is more important than ever. Here's how to do it naturally.

7 Ways to Build a Powerful Network

Your secret to success might just be the people you know.

Why Networking in Person Can Be a Game Changer

In person, you can build trust and you can solidify the relationships you've already started online.

How to Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation That Works for You

LinkedIn is the perfect place to show off all the great things people have to say about you. After all, nothing makes you look better than praise from an important client, an old boss, or a close colleague. So how do you ask for a recommendation on LinkedIn that speaks wonders?

How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Hackathon

If you've never attended a hackathon before it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start, how to prep, and what do to while you're there. We rounded up the best tips for before, during, and after so you can reach hackathon success.

How to Ask for an Awesome Letter of Recommendation (and Actually Get One)

Want to ask one of your contacts for an impressive letter of recommendation? It can feel awkward at best. Use these tips and this template as your guide for how to ask for a letter of recommendation—even if it's not required for the jobs you're applying to—and actually get one you're proud of.

8 Tips for Expanding Your Social Network

Social media can be the key to a successful job search.

Even Introverts Can Excel at Networking by Following These Steps

The three C's of networking -- Conversation, Connection and Collaboration -- create a context that helps even those most reticent about networking.

Female Entrepreneurs: If You’re Networking Mostly With Women, You’re Leaving Money on The Table

While women-only groups provide support and opportunities, female founders should not necessarily only network with other ladies.

Ask a Real Recruiter: Can I Ask for an Informational Interview After Being Rejected?

You just got rejected from a position you really wanted. You'd like to ask for an informational interview anyway to maintain a relationship, but are unsure how to do so without seeming tacky. Here's a recruiter's advice for getting an informational interview after rejection.