Relocating to a new city can present a number of challenges to job seekers and career changers, including local network building. Whether you’re in the process of planning to relocate or have already done so, there are a few things you can do to prepare in advance, start building lucrative relationships, and make your transition a successful one.
In our 20s, we tend to bounce around as we’re not ready to “settle” anywhere. Wherever we land, we need a job and perhaps a community of like-minded people.
That’s where a networking group comes in…
A very hot topic with my clients lately has been career networking. Particularly with those who consider themselves to be an introvert.
Not sure if you are an extrovert, introvert or ambivert (like me!)?
For those of us who lean toward introversion (*raises hand*), meeting new people can be a tough experience. But even if you’re the most extroverted extrovert, making a good first impression can be tough.
And according to research, what you do on your end is only half the battle…
It’s tough to grow a business in a silo. By that I mean operating without dialogue, networking and information exchange with other people in your industry. I believe 100% in joining industry associations relevant to your business. They can open doors, lead to new relationships and give you access unavailable to non-members.