Millions of people in the United States are in the job market. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than three unemployed people competing for every one job opening in the country. Is that intimidating? Yes. Should that deter you from looking for employment? Not with the résumé tips that the young professionals at the Jaycees have for you! Aside … Continue reading Trouble Landing an Interview? Time to Revise Your Résumé
You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again – “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Of course, your network can’t make up for lack of knowledge or capability, but they can help get you an interview when you might not otherwise. While building a network, it’s important to keep in mind that it’s the quality of the connections you make that … Continue reading Building Blocks: How Large Does Your Network Need to Be?
Being a part of a professional networking organization is more than just meeting people and trading business cards. Members of the Jaycees are pillars of their communities and successful professionals. And with a little help from our organization, we can help you reach your full potential through the networking and personal growth opportunities we provide for all members nationwide. Continue reading “Getting What You Give – Being a Member of the Jaycees”
We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” While that might not be entirely true, it is common knowledge that networking with your peers can help you gain an extra leg up on the competition when a new position opens up. Making these connections with your colleagues, associates and clients can give you support throughout your career that you … Continue reading 5 Keys to Successful Networking