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It’s recruiting season again – the busiest time of the year for Harrison Careers – and it seems like the market for internships and jobs in Finance, and in multiple other areas, has never been more competitive. One of the questions I am often asked is how can a university student make the most of the resources that are freely available in order to land a top finance internship? In this article, I will
Well, why not?! I’ll tell you why you didn’t get hired. And I bet it isn’t the reason you think. It wasn’t a bad cover letter or resume. It wasn’t a lack of interview ability. It wasn’t because you were of the wrong gender, race, or sexuality. You didn’t get hired because you did not get enough interviews. That’s at the heart of the problem. If someone arranged 10 interviews with 10 great companies, you’d be
Today’s post is about getting interviews by networking. Yeah, I know I talk about that a lot! At Harrison Careers, we provide extensive, in-depth networking coaching and advice to our clients, because networking is a guaranteed way to get interviews. However, most people find networking difficult because it requires motivation to proactively call people or walk up to them at a presentation or conference. Don’t do it alone! My suggestion – don’t do it alone!
Think about your favorite athlete. No matter who comes to mind – the quarterback of your hometown football team or your favorite gold medalist – you can be sure they have one thing in common. This one thing unites them no matter what sport they play. You could probably think of a few things – grit, determination, tenacity. Those are important. But there’s one missing piece. Without it, even the best athletes couldn’t reach their potential.