The FAB Corner: 60-Second Career Advice
:60 Career Advice » ACTIVATE YOUR ROLODEX:
Developing a robust contact list is important; however it is even more essential that you develop, nurture and maintain your relationships. What’s the point of having a stack of business cards if you NEVER use them?!
P.S. Make notes in your Career Journal and include the following information:
- Name of the person you contacted
- Email address
- Phone number
- Date you emailed/called (include the purpose of outreach if applicable)
- Outcome of outreach
Homework time. Good luck!
Jessica Styles is a Professional Coach and founder of The FAB Network, a consulting firm fostering career and social opportunities for students and professionals. Her company has developed a comprehensive Dept. of Education curriculum to educate students on professional development including resume writing, interviewing and career aspirations. Styles is also a public speaker for conferences and universities, and has been featured for her expertise on FoxNews.com, New York’s Power 105.1 and BlackEnterprise.com.