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  • Don’t Fear Your Peers: Tips for Talking to Other Attendees at Events

    Don’t Fear Your Peers: Tips for Talking to Other Attendees at Events

      We admit it: networking can be a little scary.  You’d think most of the nerves would stem from the thought of introducing yourself to speakers or recruiters. However, many people have actually expressed anxiety about talking with other attendees. The moment you walk into an event and are suddenly surrounded by your peers, you may have...Continue Reading

  • Build Your Personal Website and Score that Internship

    Build Your Personal Website and Score that Internship

      Wix.com enables you to build a free and professional online presence, just the way you want it. With a powerful drag-and-drop website editor, 100s of web apps, designer-made templates, and tons of features, Wix gives you all the tools you need to express yourself. This year, Wix has launched its very first Wix Student Ambassador Program! What better...Continue Reading

  • How to Take Advantage of the Most Valuable Resource on Campus that Most Students Miss

    How to Take Advantage of the Most Valuable Resource on Campus that Most Students Miss

    I’ve always been a teacher and a natural leader. To connect people, create things, and empower others has always been a passion of mine, which lead me to found FindSpark. In 2014 I decided I wanted to add a new challenge to my plate — to become an adjunct professor. Being with a group of...Continue Reading

  • How to Ace Your Next Interview By Owning Who You Are

    How to Ace Your Next Interview By Owning Who You Are

    When was the last time you learned a new skills? Can’t remember when you last updated your resume? Join us for our FREE virtual workshop: “Skills Upgrade: A Digital Marketing Workshop” with New Marketing Institute. This one-time opportunity is the perfect chance to get certified training in digital marketing and pragmatic, and land the tech, design, advertising, and creative positions...Continue Reading

  • The ROI of ME: 5 Simple Ways Your Company Can Invest in YOU

    The ROI of ME: 5 Simple Ways Your Company Can Invest in YOU

    Want to move to the next stage in your career and meet ambitious young pros like you? Join us for FindSpark Next, an immersive career development event, taking place on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at The Wix Lounge. We’ll connect you digitally and in-person to an exclusive group of kick-ass professionals. Learn more & apply...Continue Reading

  • NYC Companies You Want to Work For:  Livestream

    NYC Companies You Want to Work For: Livestream

    Livestream is the leading provider for real time event coverage. Their tools make it simple for anyone to broadcast live to the web, and Livestream.com is the destination for the top live content from around the world. Event organizers, content owners, celebrities and artists around the world use Livestream‘s social broadcasting tools to engage and grow...Continue Reading

  • Featured FindSpark Creative: Elizabeth Spear

    Featured FindSpark Creative: Elizabeth Spear

    Featured FindSpark Creative: Elizabeth Spear, FindSpark Premium  Member Connect with Elizabeth:  LinkedIn What sets you apart from other young creatives? This one’s difficult. I think, especially in the media realm, young professionals are always working and doing things to better themselves and just over all be more relevant. If I had to choose something I guess I would...Continue Reading

  • Fashion 101: Career Tips from Top Industry Experts

    Fashion 101: Career Tips from Top Industry Experts

    We checked in with fashion pros to hear their tips for making it work and launching your fashion career in NYC....Continue Reading

  • 5 Quotes from Shakeshack CEO Danny Meyer to Inspire Your Professional Journey

    5 Quotes from Shakeshack CEO Danny Meyer to Inspire Your Professional Journey

      Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which owns and manages many of the beautiful, iconic restaurants that stud the New York, New York skyline: Shake Shack, Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke, Jazz Standard, and The Modern among them, serves as an inspiration to business owners and employees of all levels. It’s clear...Continue Reading

  • The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace Featuring Roshaunda Green of Turner

    The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace Featuring Roshaunda Green of Turner

    We’re excited to share thoughts on the importance of diversity in the workplace from the one and only Roshaunda Green, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant at Turner. Roshaunda Green Diversity & Inclusion Consultant at Turner Turner   Our Founder, Emily Miethner, first connected with Roshaunda through LinkedIn. After receiving Roshaunda’s invite to connect, Emily reached out...Continue Reading

  • 3 Things You’re Not Doing on Social Media That Are Making You Miss Career Opportunities

    3 Things You’re Not Doing on Social Media That Are Making You Miss Career Opportunities

    Through FindSpark and as a professor teaching career and personal branding courses as multiple colleges, here are some of the most common social media practices I've noticed people don't do, and as a result, means missed career opportunities....Continue Reading

  • 30 Black Professionals with Careers that Will Inspire You

    30 Black Professionals with Careers that Will Inspire You

    Want to move to the next stage in your career and meet ambitious young pros like you? Join us for FindSpark Next, an immersive professional development event, taking place on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at The Wix Lounge. We’ll connect you digitally and in-person to an exclusive group of kick-ass professionals. Learn more & apply for tickets...Continue Reading

  • What to Do When You Really Want the Job

    What to Do When You Really Want the Job

    What are you doing to take the extra step when you really want something?   When I was a senior in college my dream internship was with Time Out New York in the marketing and events department. I spent hours on my application materials. Hours. I made sure my cover letter used keywords from the...Continue Reading

  • FindSpark Community Highlights from Hustle Summit

    FindSpark Community Highlights from Hustle Summit

    We put together a couple of our favorite highlights from FindSpark community members who shared their Hustle Summit experiences. FindSpark Campus Ambassador Alumni Teresa Johnson made a video for her vlog about traveling from Maryland to NYC for Hustle Summit and the awesome people she connected with throughout the event. Learn more about the FindSpark Campus Ambassador Program here: findspark.com/campus-ambassador Vonecia...Continue Reading

  • How to Make a Confident and Positive First Impression

    How to Make a Confident and Positive First Impression

    Dale Carnegie Training offer communication skills training programs in New York City. We partner with you to develop your confidence and enthusiasm so that you can communication in a way that builds trust with your co-workers and superiors. To learn more about Dale Carnegie Training in New York City, please visit newyork.dalecarnegie.com   “So tell...Continue Reading

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