Category Archives: Networking
Rona Carr, an Ivy Exec protégé from the public/non-profit arena, explains how mentorship helped her sanity check the impression she made with recruiters and interviewers, and more…
This article was contributed by Brazen Careerist and was authored by Marian Schembari.
You hopefully know by now that networking is the only real way into your dream job. But are you doing it right? Last week I experienced the ultimate networking experience. Let’s say hello to Ginny…
I have a custom URL. Do you? If you want to be easily found (which is likely, if you are in full job search mode,) you should customize your LinkedIn URL. If you go to your LinkedIn profile page, copy the URL and paste it into a blank document you will see computer gobbledygook that is long, unwieldy, and not easily shared. You should definitely change it to something shorter, easier to use, and perhaps even more memorable than the generic version.
Are you easily found? If you want to be contacted this is especially true for people in sales, business development, job seekers, and networking contacts — put your phone number and/or email in your LinkedIn heading. Remember, only your first degree connections can see your LinkedIn registered email address which appears at the bottom of your profile. This simple tip will become even more critical as LinkedIn rolls out a mobile platform later this year.
So far you’ve assessed, enlarged and enlisted your network, All you need to do now is sit back and wait for the phone to ring. Sorry, job search isn’t that easy. How many people do you think are going to respond to your first outreach?
I’d venture 10% or less. People are busy. So you have to keep yourself in front of your network. You’ve categorized your networking friends. You’ve determined what information they might need to know about us to assist us and you’ve enlisted their help. Now you need to Continue reading
Ivy Exec’s Partner — The International Centre for Business Information (ICBI) – will host the 6th Annual Super Return U.S. Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference in Boston, June 3rd through June 6th. The Limited Partner/General Partner Relations Summit will take place on June 3rd, and the Main Conference will take place June 4th through June 6th.
The Main Conference will feature over 180 speakers , including:
Marina Mavrakis, Managing Director, Private Equity, High Yield & Distressed Investments, TIAA-CREF
Vincent Stegman, Manager, Private Markets, Washington University Investment Management Company
Thomas Kubr, Chairman, Capital Dynamics
Cari Lodge, Continue reading