Your Work Is Your Resume

By Debra Feldman '74PH of the Columbia Career Coaches Network
This article originally appeared on JobWhiz.

Leverage social networking channels to increase your value and be approachable for new career opportunities 

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5 Ways to Build Your Brand for a Future Without Jobs

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine '93BC of the Columbia Career Coaches Network
This article originally appeared on SixFigureStart.com 

In a recent Forbes post, I wrote about the decline of traditional employment, with part of the solution being to build your brand instead of a resume.

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The Benefits to Volunteering During a Career Transition

Alumna Lynn Berger '84TC, '90TC, of the Columbia Career Coaches Network, weighs in on the benefits of volunteering during your job search or career transitions.

As a New York City-based career counselor and career coach who has worked with many individuals over my career, I have witnessed great things from volunteering, on both sides of coin.

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Building and Strengthening Your Professional Networks

At Columbia Alumni Leaders Weekend, held at the University in October, Eric Horwitz '90CC, Kris Ishibashi '78BC, '82BUS, and Sasha McDowell '09SIPA, '09SW, of the Columbia Career Coaches Network, spoke with alumni on how to build your professional network to strengthen your career and business connections.

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An Alum's Inside Look at the World of Career Coaching

By Joshua Spodek '93CC, '96GSAS, '99GSAS, '06BUS of the Columbia Career Coaches Network 

Spodek shares valuable insight from his job as a career coach and details the real value in working with the Network to better your career.

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An Insider's Guide to Nailing the Interview

By Julia Harris Wexler '84TC, '14BUS of the Columbia Career Coaches Network 

Hello world!

Here I am! I'm amazing and talented and smart, but I'm not getting my dream job.

How come? Here's what you need to know:

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How to Persevere When Making a Career Change

Alumna Lynn Berger '84, '90TC, of the Columbia Career Coaches Network, weighs in on how to make a successful career change.

Persistence is key when making a career transition. Harmonize your ambition with a capacity for patience.

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Building Connections and Asking for Help

By Judy Liu '96BC, '98PH of the Columbia Career Coaches Network
This article originally appeared on Strenua.

The most basic relationship is a transactional relationship. A transactional relationship involves barter or trade. It is often limited in scope and does not create any long-term benefits. When pursuing a successful career in an ever-challenging world, we need to remind ourselves that our success depends on transformative relationships.

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The Hostile Job Interviewer: How to Handle

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine '93BC of the Columbia Career Coaches Network
This article originally appeared on SixFigureStart.com 

A job interview is a person-to-person communication, and some people are difficult, so you will likely encounter a difficult job interviewer at some point. The difficult job interviewer pushes back on what you say, picks apart your claims, focuses on your weaknesses and mistakes, or tries to get you to talk trash about your past bosses and companies. The difficult job interviewer frames questions negatively and wants you to get negative as well. Don't fall for these traps!

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How to Avoid a Job You'll Hate

By Joshua Spodek '93CC, '96GSAS, '99GSAS, '06BUS of the Columbia Career Coaches Network

You could have learned in the interview why you'd hate your job with this practice. Learn it and make your interviews productive.

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