Informal networking is an important part of getting your dream job.
At every opportunity, you must make sure you’re both likable and professional… without becoming “that” guy.
Networking events are opportune times to make business connections, so consider what you should and should not say when you are introduced to new people.
Innately, Ali understood the power of one-on-one conversation and how to build relationships.
Like him, the best networkers in business recognize that to earn someone’s respect, you have to give your full attention…
Many job seekers have told me that they “hate” to network! They have often described it as “just another name for using people.” Not fun. Very uncomfortable. Possibly, evil…
Often I get asked the question: “What do you do regarding networking when you’re working and you’re not looking for a job?”
Here are some answers that will help you keep your network strong after you get that new gig…
When the chips are down, and everyone does the same old crap, what can you do to stand out from the rest when making new connections?
What value can you offer? How can you help the person you just met?