Informational interviewing is a powerful (and underutilized) career exploration and networking tool that can jump start your career. In an informational interview, you are seeking leads and information regarding an industry, a career path or an employer by talking to people you know or who have been referred to you.
STEP 1 - Understand Informational Interviewing
STEP 2 - Land & Prepare for the Informational Interview
STEP 3 - Conduct an Effective Informational Interview
STEP 4 - Follow Up
STEP 5 - Contact Career & Professional Development
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