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  • Networking with God

    Networking with God

    Networking happens everywhere; you never know when you’ll meet that one person who can help you take your career to the next level. Find your next opportunity at one of our upcoming events. It sounds pretty crazy, but sometimes when people hear the word networking they think that there is some type of special science or...Continue Reading

  • How I Became an NBC Page – Part One

    How I Became an NBC Page – Part One

    According to Wikipedia, “An NBC page is a person usually in his or her early twenties working in various departments of the NBC television network during a one-year period as a training ground for careers in television broadcasting and entertainment.[1] In addition, pages work as tour guides and studio audience ushers at NBC Radio City Studios in New York City or NBC Universal studios in Burbank, California.” My friends, the...Continue Reading

  • How to Research a Company Before an Interview

    How to Research a Company Before an Interview

    You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: never go into a job interview without doing your research first. But what exactly is it that you need to know, and where should you look to find it? Here are my favorite tips for doing pre-interview research. While you’re researching: Write down questions. One of...Continue Reading

  • Day in the Life Dinner: Seventeen, Shapeways, & The Kinney Group

    Day in the Life Dinner: Seventeen, Shapeways, & The Kinney Group

    The first installment of our "Day in the Life" Dinner series was a huge success! Three businesswomen empowered the FindSpark community with their awesome career insights and life lessons. Here's a glimpse of the message our awesome alumni speakers shared with us, ambitious creatives....Continue Reading

  • Lisa Bloom: Be Informed and Engaged in Your Life

    Lisa Bloom: Be Informed and Engaged in Your Life

    On June 5-6th 2014, Claudia Chan and 92Y led the S.H.E. Summit: The Global Women’s Leadership & Lifestyle Event. Team FindSpark had the opportunity to attend this event and hear amazing and successful women discuss their careers and lives. S.H.E. Summit started the second day of the conference strong with Lisa Bloom, NBC News Legal Analyst,...Continue Reading

  • Be Your Own Boss: Succeeding as a Consultant

    Be Your Own Boss: Succeeding as a Consultant

    On April 5, aspiring fashionistas from all over New York gathered to hear the wise words of professionals. We heard from three freelancers on what it’s like to be your own boss and make it in the fashion industry as a consultant. Photos by Erica Genese Be an Expert When you’re working as a freelancer,...Continue Reading

  • From Free Time to Full Time: Turning Your Side Project into Your Career

    From Free Time to Full Time: Turning Your Side Project into Your Career

    Hey there! This awesome content is only available to our FindSpark Premium Members. Become a Premium Member and get access to this exclusive content, discounts to events, placement in our FindMentorship program, and more! Check out the details at findspark.com/premium.

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  • 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

  • The Art of the Application: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews, Oh My!

    The Art of the Application: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews, Oh My!

    “Do you know how long the average recruiter looks at a resume?” asked Liza Newman, Human Resources Manager for Kenneth Cole. “Eight seconds?” offered someone in the audience. Liza shook her head. “More like three.” When you’re applying for jobs and internships, your application has to stand out from the crowd. So what can you...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

  • 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

  • Business Card Tips for Students and Recent Grads, plus a giveaway!

    Business Card Tips for Students and Recent Grads, plus a giveaway!

    You might this business cards are just for people who already have jobs, but that's not the case. Personalized business cards are a great way to remain on someone's radar long after the handshake and chit-chat. Read on to learn how to design memorable business cards, and how to enter our MOO Card giveaway....Continue Reading

  • Attract Awesome: What to Include in a Great Internship Job Description

    Attract Awesome: What to Include in a Great Internship Job Description

    Lauren Bloch of AOL shares some tips on how to write an internship job description that will help you attract great candidates....Continue Reading

  • How to Bounce Back from Failure and Rejection: Life Lessons from Debbie Millman

    How to Bounce Back from Failure and Rejection: Life Lessons from Debbie Millman

    Notable creative Debbie Millman shares the lessons she has learned on overcoming rejection and failure to find success....Continue Reading

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