Category Archives: Networking

6 Tips for Writing Cold Call Emails That Actually Get Opened

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Information interviews. A meeting with a mentor or influencer. Or maybe a job interview. At some point, you’re going to need to write a cold call email.

But it’s one thing to write an email to someone you don’t already know. It’s quite another to write on that actually gets read.   

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15 Easy Actions to Take After a Networking Event

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After every networking event or opportunity, what is your plan or following up? How will you be remembered?

Here are some suggestions to help you achieve your job search or career goals through networking…   

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Why Job Seekers Should Network Without Their Resume

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If you were already employed and asked to meet with someone, would they ask for your resume? No! Why?

Because anytime you present a resume it reeks of “Hire Me! I am looking for a job! I really need a job!”   

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Important Meeting? 10 Ways LinkedIn Can Help You Come Prepared

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Way to go! You finally got that meeting or phone call set up with a person you’ve been looking forward to talking with.

How can you best prepare for this important meeting? Go straight to the person’s LinkedIn profile. In just a few short minutes, you will be able to get a pretty good idea about who this person is and what’s important to him/her…   

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41 Inspiring Elevator Pitches: Are You Ready to Write Yours?

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If you were given 30 seconds (or less!) to sell yourself, what would you say?

There are so many details of your story you’d like to share, yet so little time to do it. The key: choose your words wisely so that your pitch packs the biggest punch possible…   

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13 Networking Tips for Natural Introverts

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Do networking events make your hands sweat, give you dry mouth and make your stomach churn? You’re not alone. In fact, you are among the millions of introverts trying to break out of your comfort zone to exhibit your personal brand and subject matter expertise. And to help those efforts, our friends at Business Collective asked this question of some successful young entrepreneurs: Question: What is one tip you would offer an introvert who wants to network more at events, but genuinely struggles? Here’s some of their best advice!   Remember That Everyone There Wants to Meet You “Remember that the   

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