Informational Interview Tips: Who to Network With and What to Ask (Part 1)

Informational Interview Tips: Who to Network With and What to Ask (Part 1)

November 10, 2012 Effective Networking

Informational Interview Tips Who to Network With and What to Ask (Part 1)You must speak with people if you are serious about transitioning in your career. It is absolutely not enough to sit behind a computer screen. Signing up for Monster, TheLadders and/or Indeed is not enough. You need to have a cup of coffee (or go on a Skype call) with a person who has had the job you desire, worked for the firm on your target list, or been around within your desired industry.

Watch to learn what types of people you must network with and consider my sample questions so that you get enormous value out of those crucial talks.

About the author

Melissa Llarena: is the CEO and career coach behind Career Outcomes Matter. Her craft is coaching top executives on how to dissect and deliver the perfect job interview. Her client base includes US-based as well as international business leaders with 15-plus years of experience who are undeniably really good at what they do yet simply want a strategic partner who can quickly fully understand their tangible and intangible contributions to effectively scale up their interviewing skills for the toughest interviews. Click to gain instant access to her 20-page interview preparation kit to gain an edge then schedule a phone call to see how she’d leverage her most powerful insights based on your unique situation -- all in time for your next interview.