Wilbert St Fort represented Haiti at the VIII Summit of the Americas and the Young Americas Forum in Lima, Peru, from April 10 to 14, 2018. We (the YLAI Network team) asked him a few questions about his experience at these events to share with the entire YLAI Network.
“Today knowledge is not power, but sharing knowledge is.” – Business.com
If you look at the most successful people in any field, you’ll almost always see someone incredibly talented in the art of self-promotion.
After you have launched your organization, one of the biggest challenges is attracting customers and clients. You may be offering a product or service that will change your community, your country or your world for the better, but the impact of your project or organization depends on people knowing about it.
Good advice can be found in many quarters. Advice can come from your boss, a senior colleague, or an expert in your professional field. Advice can also come from your peers, people who have similar but different experiences from you.
Remember that an informational interview is an opportunity to learn and grow your professional network.
Challenge yourself to foster relationships beyond the office and you might develop a productive relationship with a mentor who can help guide your career growth and professional development.
After putting together a concise resume, the job seeker needs to sit down and write a cover letter. The goal of a cover letter is to tell your story, to tell a hiring manager that you are more than just your CV or resume.
Imagine you step into an elevator, and someone you admire professionally is standing inside. … you only have 30 seconds to impress your abilities upon this influential person. Are you able to articulate your strengths and accomplishments in that time?
Your application has gotten you an interview for an exciting next step in your career. Asking thoughtful questions during an interview is an opportunity to demonstrate that you have done your research and are serious about the job.