Alumni Interview Series

Rohan’s journey from a graduate student at UMKC to his current role at Alvarez & Marsal in Chicago is a testament to his dedication and adaptability… click to read more

By Daniel Folk
Daniel Folk
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Forage Roundtable: Overcoming Anxiety and Imposter Syndrome

Students and young professionals face a great deal of anxiety when it comes to choosing a career path. “What do you want to be?” and “What do you want to do after you graduate?” are questions that plague the typical …

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Networking Emails for the Holiday Season | Template Toolbox

Illustration by Marian Blair

This time of year, your mailbox may be full of notes from friends and family members sharing updates on their lives and wishing you a happy holidays. But it’s important to remember that reconnecting during this …

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6 Networking Tips When You Don’t Have a Big Network

One of the biggest challenges job seekers face today is not having strong relationships at their target companies. These relationships are important because they provide information, resources, and opportunities for your job search and career. While it can be challenging to create and …

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4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

The more time that passes after you meet people for the first time—either in person or virtually—the harder it is to remember them. This is why, when you’re job searching, it’s important to take notes after meeting someone new. It’s also …

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How to Master the Initial Networking Email [INFOGRAPHIC]

Networking is a key aspect of paving your career path, and building new connections takes time and careful planning. Learning how to write a professional, engaging networking email is the first step to successfully growing your network. Check out the …

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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

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Why Having a Mentor Is Important for Career Growth

The days of getting a degree and working in one field into retirement are long gone. While there’s no clear consensus as to the number, recent reports suggest that people now change careers several times throughout their professional lives. Such a …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Work It Daily: What To Say When Connecting On LinkedIn

Content by Don Goodman and Jenna Arcand.

While it’s not so difficult to add a connection on LinkedIn when you already know the person, approaching someone you don’t know, like a hiring manager, recruiter, the head of the department you …

By Ashley Nance
Ashley Nance Professional Development Manager
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