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What To Post or Share With Others While Your Career Is On Hold

By April 29, 2020June 25th, 2020No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

Wondering what updates to share with your network when you’re looking for career opportunities? Or whether it is OK to put a canceled internship on your resume that was canceled due to reasons beyond your control (such as the COVID-19 crisis)? This week on the podcast, Kelly provides ideas for dealing with new career quandaries you may be navigating today and suggests a few past episodes to go back and review to help you enhance your connections heading into tomorrow.

Questions? There are tons of resources on about building your dream network or contact Kelly on Twitter @jkhoey or email Kelly at

Key takeaways from this episode:

  • Continue to share what you are learning, especially while your career is on hold.
  • You can still grow your career through communication and engagement, even during a pandemic.
  • Check out the podcasts linked under resources for answers to common networking questions.

Additional Career Networking Resources from the Build Your Dream Network podcast:

What to listen for in this episode:

01:42    Why you should continue to share what you are learning

02:35    How you can stimulate career growth if your internship was canceled because of the pandemic

05:06    Resources to further develop your network (linked under resources)


“Share your takeaways because your point of view is meant to be shared.” 02:19

“Just because the internship didn’t happen, don’t lose the relationships.” 03:38

Suggested reading (if past episodes of the podcast aren’t enough):

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J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey is a problem solver who believes that most professional challenges—whether funding, landing a board position or getting a new job—are solved by tapping into networks.Kelly is a popular speaker on networking, community building and investing issues, especially as they relate to women, and has worked with the IEEE, PGA, Bank of America, Apple and countless others. Follow Kelly on Twitter @jkhoey and on Instagram @jkellyhoey and join the #BYDN community at