10 Ways to Maintain Job & Internship Search Momentum During Winter Break

If you have not yet secured a job or internship for next summer, you may be worried about fielding questions from family members during the holidays.

Isenberg’s Office of Career Success understands that you may be anxious about these conversations, …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Undergraduate Career Services
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9 Things Recruiters Search for on LinkedIn

Eight hundred thirty million. 

There are 830 million professionals using LinkedIn.

That’s 830 million professionals with profiles with which you’re competing for attention—the attention of recruiters who are searching for specific answers on LinkedIn when hunting for candidates to fill …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Maximizing Your Network for Job Opportunities

In today’s job market, making connections matters—a lot! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to land great job opportunities effortlessly? It’s often because of their network.

Your network is like a circle of friends, serving as a vital …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How Employers View Your LinkedIn Profile?

Wondering how your LinkedIn profile factors into hiring decisions?

In a 2020 survey, 67 percent of recruiters said they used the professional social media platform to recruit candidates. Another 67 percent noted they perused candidates’ LinkedIn profiles before extending hiring …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Networking for Better Opportunities: Land a Job By Socializing

Recent studies underscore the significance of networking in career progression, with over 80% of individuals securing job opportunities through this channel. Such statistics vividly emphasize the significant role that networking plays in professional development.

Despite the wealth of opportunities the …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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How to Give a Great Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

Though people are complex and so much more than just their jobs, in a new social situation you’re often asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you majoring in?” While you probably have a stock answer ready to …

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2 Email Templates for Networking | Template Toolbox

When it comes to introducing yourself to other social-impact professionals, learning about organizations, and ultimately landing your next job, writing a strong networking email is an incredibly useful skill. Even if you aren’t currently job searching, networking is an important …

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9 Ways to Pay It Forward This Holiday Season, Career Advice-Style

The holiday season is in full swing, and we can’t help but think about all of the ways we’re grateful for the social-impact sector. From the nonprofits with missions we love to the social-impact professionals working tirelessly to build a …

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How to Write a Job Interview Thank You Email (With Template)

After you’ve finished your job interview, you might think you can finally relax. However, your work isn’t over quite yet. You’ve got one more task to complete: the job interview thank you email.

Sending a job interview thank you email …

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How to Increase Your Networking Email Response Rate

For many people, networking can be harder than interviewing. You might not know whom to reach out to, how to reach out, or why people aren't responding to your networking emails and requests. This can be very disheartening, especially when …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Why You Should Get to Know Your Network

We often have a shallow conception of what networking means.

We imagine exchanging names and basic information with someone at an event, meeting up with that person for coffee, and then asking them for a favor. 

“The way many people …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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