Entry-Level Job Tips

  • Can We Really “Have It All”? Three Women Discuss.

    Can We Really “Have It All”? Three Women Discuss.

    On June 5th, Team FindSpark had the pleasure of attending the S.H.E. Summit at the 92nd Street Y in New York. Founded by Claudia Chan, the conference aims to empower women through discussions of their careers, tech, wellness, and much more. At a panel entitled The New Vocabulary: Fulfillment & Integration Over “Having It All,” three...Continue Reading

  • 10 Ways to Achieve Satisfaction in Your Career

    10 Ways to Achieve Satisfaction in Your Career

    Climbing up the career ladder requires not only capabilities and strength, but also some wit to get us through the bumps along the journey. A good career should leave one satisfied, but not everyone starts off their career perfectly happy. However, as the saying goes: be your own architect and craft the context that you...Continue Reading

  • What it Feels like on the First Day of a New Job

    What it Feels like on the First Day of a New Job

    The summer has started and hoards of new grads and students will be started new jobs as interns and entry-level henchmen. Starting a new job, especially if it's your first ever, can be one of the most frightening and awkward experiences of your adult life. ...Continue Reading

  • How I Got My Job: Tried, True, and Unconventional Career Move Stories

    How I Got My Job: Tried, True, and Unconventional Career Move Stories

    It’s no secret that the job market is fierce these days. With companies often receiving hundreds of applications for a single position, people are coming up with techniques ranging from creative to crazy to stand out. However, no matter your method, there are a few factors that will always help on the job hunt: Pursue...Continue Reading

  • 4 Types of Killer Interview Questions That Will Make Your Recruiter Say “WOW!”

    4 Types of Killer Interview Questions That Will Make Your Recruiter Say “WOW!”

    When you are interested in someone, you want to find out all about him/her! A job interview should be no different. It took myself many many interviews to realize that interviews are not an interrogation; it's nothing more than a mutual exchange of information. While it's an occasion for your potential future employer to evaluate your fit for a position, don't forget it's also your chance to get to know if the company is a place where you can best utilize your talent, where you can make tangible contributions, and most importantly where you can thrive. If you understand this nature of an interview, it's a snap in terms of what to ask. Here are four types of questions that guarantees to set you apart....Continue Reading

  • Started From the Bottom Now We’re Here: Intern to Full Time in No Time

    Started From the Bottom Now We’re Here: Intern to Full Time in No Time

    What is the secret formula to getting hired? I have searched endlessly for this answer. At a Find & Follow Your Passion Conference, four fashionistas shared their secrets on how they utilized their internships to get to where they are today....Continue Reading

  • How to Dress for Success at Your Next Interview

    How to Dress for Success at Your Next Interview

    Getting a job interview is, in itself, a challenge in which you must distinguish yourself from the competition and convince hiring representatives that you are worth meeting. Though once you have an interview, it is no longer specifically your resume and reputation that will influence the perception of you and your abilities. What you wear...Continue Reading

  • How to Land The Coveted Dream Summer Internship

    How to Land The Coveted Dream Summer Internship

    The time is upon us, my friends. Summer internship applications are being accepted and students around the world are sending in their applications to land the New York City internship of their dreams. So how does one break through the clutter of hundreds of applications in competitive industries like fashion, museums, music, and advertising? At FindSpark, we're here to show you how. Here are some of our biggest tips:...Continue Reading

  • Your Rights at Work: Legal Facts You Need to Know

    Your Rights at Work: Legal Facts You Need to Know

    On Saturday, April 5th, during Find & Follow Your Passion: A FindSpark Fashion Conference at LIM College, LaDonna Lusher and Lloyd Ambinder, attorneys at Virginia and Ambinder LLP, share the most wonderful knowledge about the importance of knowing your rights as an employee, whether you are an a full-time or part-time employee, independent contractor/ freelancer,...Continue Reading

  • Beyond LinkedIn: The Best Social Media Advice You’ll Ever Receive

    Beyond LinkedIn: The Best Social Media Advice You’ll Ever Receive

    When seeking creative opportunities, social media is an enormous resource just waiting to be tapped. On February 19th, a diverse range of speakers from different corners of the creative shared their stories at “Beyond Linkedin: Using Niche Social Media Platforms in the Job Hunt,” to share how online platforms such as Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Youtube,...Continue Reading

  • Job Application Advice from Real Recruiters

    Job Application Advice from Real Recruiters

    Applying for a job is a multi-step process, and a lot of stressful questions inevitably come up along the way. What should you include or not include in your resume? How do you handle the salary question? What’s the right way to follow up? At FindSpark’s “Resumes and Cover Letters:  Advice from Real Recruiters” panel,...Continue Reading

  • Informational Interview Requests That Work: The Definitive Email Guide

    Informational Interview Requests That Work: The Definitive Email Guide

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  • Proceed with Caution: Approaching vs. Ambushing

    Proceed with Caution: Approaching vs. Ambushing

    FindSpark recently received a message from a member of the community who is in search of advice regarding how to obtain an internship at their favorite television show. This individual definitely possesses a strong willingness to earn this opportunity, and we couldn’t help but feel like his or her proposed method of approaching someone in...Continue Reading

  • Side Projects: The Value of Hustling

    Side Projects: The Value of Hustling

    A lot of creatives have difficulty making time for hobbies on top of having full-time positions. But it is possible, and some of the world’s most successful companies started out as side projects. Learn how to harness your creative juices and pursue your passions on the side. ...Continue Reading

  • How to Own the Job Hunt

    How to Own the Job Hunt

    Straight out of college and the job hunt got you down? Find what advice our Find & Follow Your Passion panelists have for you....Continue Reading

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