Consultant Spotlight: Jamal from University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Bio of Jamal from University of Chicago Booth School of Business Jamal holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where his concentrations were finance and entrepreneurship. He is a 2011 Management Leadership for Tomorrow MBA Prep Fellow. At Chicago Booth, Jamal was a leading member of the Investment Management Club,… Continue reading

Closing the Loop When Your Network Pulls Through

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Blogger for The Art of Applying  If you haven’t already read Parts One and Two of this series on signs it’s time to look for a new job and how to tap your network to help in the process, you may want to check them out before reading this third, and final,… Continue reading

How to Tap Your Network to Help With Your Job Search

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Blogger for The Art of Applying  I’m fortunate to have learned a lot about the power of networking very early on in my career. When I graduated from college in 2006, I used the following steps to get my first job at Disney: Apply for 70-80 entry-level positions and get zero responses… Continue reading

4 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Career Coach and Consultant; Founder of  I remember it like it was yesterday. I’d be peacefully asleep, dreaming of some blissful nonsense and then — BEEP BEEEP BEEEEEEP — the shrill sound of my old-school alarm clock would pull me from my reverie at 6:30am. I’d lay there for a… Continue reading

The Informational Interview: What, How and Why?

The all important informational interview. You’ve probably been instructed by someone–maybe me!–to do informational interviews. Do them to help you determine what grad program is right for you, as a way to connect with people at organizations where you want to get hired, and to help you figure out what career track is right for… Continue reading

Email Secret #1: Stop sending important messages via your iphone

I consider myself something of an email expert. I know how to connect with just about anyone via email and establish a meaningful relationship. I’ve been paid several times by Harvard Business School and Dartmouth College to teach my email secrets to their students, and I love sharing what I know because better emails makes… Continue reading