There comes a time for most every employee when, like rocker Tom Petty, we decide it’s “Time to Move On.”
From the moment you give notice of your departure until your last day at that job, there’s an opportunity for the taking: the chance to significantly build your personal network with existing colleagues…
Aside from the nervousness that comes from having to talk to complete strangers, most people don’t realize the true reason why they loathe networking: They are afraid that they won’t have anything meaningful to say.
The biggest thing you can do to become a savvy networker is to beef up on your arsenal of topics that you have some knowledge about.
Here are 5 tips to build your range of conversational topics:
Got your books, class schedule, student meal card, iPad… you’re all ready for another exciting year at school. Right?
Not so fast. You’re missing a key part of your college education and experience… probably the most important component of building your career: Networking.
Networking isn’t always easy – especially when face-to-face with potential influencers. However, interacting effectively with others regarding your shared industries and professional goals is often the first important step toward scoring a job interview.
Here are five easy tips to remember when you find yourself at a networking event: