Before an informational interview, you'll want to know about the person and company with whom you're interviewing. In this activity, you'll dig into the kinds of information you can ask and create a list of questions you can print out to take with you.
You want to conduct an informational interview. Get tips for finding and contacting people in your field of interest. Then practice keeping track of your contacts, setting up meetings, and responding appropriately when your contact says "yes" (or "no").
If you've played a sport you know how to collaborate. If you've sold cookies you have sales skills. Identify these "transferable" skills - then learn how to describe them in job applications and resumes and discuss them appropriately in a job interview.
How do you know whether a conflict can be resolved through interest-based (win-win) negotiation? When should a third party make a win-lose decision? In this activity, explore different scenarios and learn more about different types of conflict resolution.
Top 10 interview questions to prepare for your next interview.
Why did you leave your last job? How much money did you make in your last job? Interviewers may ask you these types of tricky questions, so it's important to be prepared for them. Learn how to answer some of the toughest interview questions.
A profile statement is just a few sentences long, but it summarizes who you are and what you have to offer as an employee. In this activity, find out what makes a great formal profile statement and how to craft a social media profile statement.
What are interviewers really asking when they say, "Tell me about yourself"? It is one of several common interview questions that are trickier than they seem. Learn why interviewers ask these questions and prepare to answer them by telling stories.
What does it take to complete an online job application? Learn about the information you need to have on hand, and then practice filling out an online job application form. When you're done, you'll be ready to apply for the real-life job of your dreams!
You applied for the job of your dreams—and you didn't get it. Don't give up! Failure is the first step toward self-improvement and a great way to discover areas in which you can grow. In this activity, discover tips and techniques for responding.
Some decisions are larger than others, like those related to the overall direction of a company or organization. These decisions require a different process and inputs, including what competitors are doing as well as what potential customers might want.
Learn the importance of choosing the right digital tool for a job or task.
Decision making can be tough. The Weighted Decision-Making Tool allows you to give some criteria more weight than others, making it easier to choose the right alternative. In this activity, learn about and try out this valuable tool.