Professionals Will Want to Meet with You

To overcome our challenges, we need to find the courage to ask for help.


When I tell students about the importance of building relationships through career conversations, they often wonder why any professional would want to meet with them. Why would a professional who has achieved some level of career success bother to speak with a student?

There are all sorts of reasons why professionals say yes to meeting with students.

Imagine this hypothetical situation. You have ten to forty years of work experience and enjoy the job you have. One day, you receive a polite and professional email from a student, expressing admiration for your experiences and wondering if you have twenty minutes ...

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