Forming and Maintaining Connections – Success Lies Ahead (Relationship Building Tips)

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, Forming and Maintaing Connections – Success Lies Ahead (Relationship Building Tips) To be completely honest, the key to successful relationships is at your fingertips. Literally. Take a moment and think about the three following actions: Shaking hands with an acquaintance Sending a followup email days after you recently connected withContinue reading “Forming and Maintaining Connections – Success Lies Ahead (Relationship Building Tips)”

Graduation Is Approaching – Tips to Land a Job

Originally posted on AMA Baltimore‘s blog, Graduation Is Approaching – Tips to Land a Job Within the next few weeks, many college students who have spent the last four years (or in some cases, there are those who completed an “extra lap” or two) will enter the job market. During this time, the majority ofContinue reading “Graduation Is Approaching – Tips to Land a Job”

The Importance of Student Organizations

Over the past couple of years, I have formed a pretty strong opinion about the importance of student organizations. As a recent graduate from the College of Business and Economics at Towson University, my participation in various student organizations helped pave my current career path. Quite frankly, I never would have thought that I would have endedContinue reading “The Importance of Student Organizations”

Success Tips for Today’s College Students

After speaking with fellow graduates and business professionals, I realized that we share some common thoughts about today’s college students entering the workforce. With the unemployment rate reaching a high point of 10.1% in October 2009 during the recession, it is surprising that more students are not taking advantage of the opportunities in front of themContinue reading “Success Tips for Today’s College Students”

The Power of Networking

I often hear people say “it’s not what you know, rather it’s who you know.” As I recently landed my first job out of college through the power of networking I have taken this phrase to heart. The story that I’m about to tell is a textbook example of how networking can pave a successfulContinue reading “The Power of Networking”

Attention Students: Get Ready, Get Set, Go.

This sounds like the beginning of a race, doesn’t it? Don’t be confused with the type of race that involves a gun that announces the beginning, and a ribbon that someone cuts through with their last victory lap as the end. This is the kind of race that college students are competing for. Well, atContinue reading “Attention Students: Get Ready, Get Set, Go.”