#026 Career Q&A with College Students (Part 2)

This week is part 2 of my Q&A session with two Florida State University students, Melizza Black and Jolana Alonso. Here are the questions they fired at me in this episode (to find out what I had to say, listen to the podcast!):

Q: What’s the best way to get letters of recommendation?

Q: How do I get more connections on LinkedIn?

Q: What’s the story with the Endorsements section of LinkedIn?

Q: How often should I be updating my LinkedIn profile?

Q: Should I have business cards, and how should I use them?

Q: I don’t know anyone in my field. How do I begin networking?

Q: What are some tips for making the most of approaching companies at career fairs?

Q: What are the best networking tips for someone who hasn’t networked before?

Q: What are the critical elements of an effective elevator pitch?

Q: How long should I wait after a job interview to follow up?

Q: What are some good questions to ask the interviewer?

Q: Should I bring up salary during the interview?

Q: As a recent college graduate, how much wiggle room is there in negotiating my salary?

Q: How do I showcase my personality in an interview?

Are you an upcoming college graduate with a career question that wasn’t answered in these two episodes? Leave a question for me in the comments section!

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