When it comes to finding a job, nothing beats good, old-fashioned networking – contacting friends, relatives and former colleagues, setting up face-to-face meetings in the hope of getting job referrals. Yes, it is awkward, but here’s why it simply has to be done: At any given time, about 80% of all available jobs aren’t posted in the classifieds or on job boards, says BH Careers International, a New York career-management firm. And 60% of people surveyed by BH said they got their last job by networking.
Here are 10 great networking tips to help you along the way:
What tips have you found to be helpful in your own networking experience? Let us know!
Attention students interested in working in Southern California! We’ve compiled a list of internships that are located in Southern California at companies such as Time Warner, Northrop Grumman Corp., Northrop Grumman Info System and Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.
Time Warner (Los Angeles, CA)
Northrop Grumman Corp. (Palmdale, CA)
Northrop Grumman Info Systems (Carson, CA)
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (Redondo Beach, CA)
Northrop Grumman Corp. (San Diego, CA)
Tableau’s mission is to help people see and understand data…
…and we’re helping customers do just that all over the world! Come learn more about what it’s like to work at Tableau and consider joining us on our important, world-changing mission.
Visit our headquarters on Student Night to hear about our technology, experience our culture, and learn about jobs that could be the perfect fit for you, a recent graduate or current student. At this informational event, you could be hearing about roles within…
-Sales (both technical and non-technical)
…and we can’t wait to tell you about them!
4:00pm – Welcome and Product Demo
4:30pm – Break-out Information Sessions
5:15pm – Networking and Office Tours with Tableau Employees
*Light refreshments will be served
College students looking for a summer internship take note! Several companies are searching for interns. A Marketing Intern is being sought by the Business Enterprise Institute in Louisville. Cohn Marketing is searching for a Public Relations and Social Media Intern and iTriage is looking for two interns: a Public Relations Intern and a Marketing Intern (Branding). The Love Hope Strength Foundation is hiring a Booking Manager Intern and the Nathan Yip Foundation is looking for a Social Media Intern. The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is hiring an Online Media/Public Relations Intern.
A Sr. Director of Operations – Experiential Marketing, is being sought by EventPro Strategies.
A Business Development Representative is being sought by InsightSoftware.com and the Professional Ski Instructors of America & American Association of Snowboard Instructors needs a Special Projects Editor in their Lakewood office.
A Development Communications Manager is being hired by the USAFA Endowment in Colorado Springs. DISH is looking for a Corporate Communications Manager and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce is hiring a Communications Editor. The Denver Public Schools is looking for a
In the agency world, The Integer Group® is hiring an Associate Creative Director/Digital, an Office Manager is needed at PILGRIM Advertising and Barnhart Communications is looking for a Project Account & Social Media Coordinator. Eyemax is seeking an Account Manager and Four Winds Interactive is hiring a Systems (Sales) Engineer.
Miles Partnerships needs a Digital Media Planner, everyone’s favorite lingerie store, SOL, is hiring a Freelance Social Media Consultant and an Email Deliverability Specialist is being sought by Teradata.
There are several financial related positions listed today including a CFO by It’s Never 2 Late, a Comptroller by Veterans Green Jobs, and mpowered is looking for a Bilingual Financial Coach. The Denver Montclair International School is hiring a Director of Finance and Accounting.
The Better Business Bureau Denver/Boulder has four jobs listed today: a CEO Executive Assistant and Manager of Human Resources, a Business Relations Communications Specialist (Business Retention Specialist) a Business Relations Representative, (Sales) and an Assistant to the Vice President of Sales.
These are just a sampling of the hundreds of jobs available this week on AH Jobs List. Go to THE LIST to see all the jobs posted and then click on the category to get the full job descriptions.
Below is a link to the job openings at Coffey Communications.
Some of the jobs are entry-level and some of the jobs do require experience.
The Director of Creative Services, Client Relations, and Publishing Operations at Coffey Communications is a Gonzaga alum (English major)!
Bio of Rick Collins:
A GU alum with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Communications, Rick Collins is currently Director of Business Development at Microsoft, with a focus on partnerships with Mobile phone companies and Broadband service providers to jointly distribute Microsoft devices and services to consumers and businesses around the world.
With a career spanning multiple industries including broadcasting, corporate marketing and communications, business training and education, and consumer software and services, Rick has consistently called on important learnings from his GU experience to help drive his own personal success and the success of the people and companies he has worked with throughout his career.
He joins us Tuesday, March 26th to share his insights on career success, and his thoughts on using the unique value of the GU experience and education for career advancement and growth.