Reframing my sense of how networking works has transformed me from a skeptic into an enthusiast, albeit perhaps a little late.
I truly believe that starting a conversation about networking and its value in college (and even high school) will change the culture that surrounds it, and in the process, create more thoughtful future business leaders.
Despite the awkwardness that usually comes with these career networking events, there’s an excess of events to choose from in every city. In fact, from happy hours to bowling matches to workshops, more networking events network pop up every day.
So how do you decide which events are worth your time?
If you’ve been reluctant to network or you’ve tried it and it just wasn’t for you, don’t give up on networking. It is still the best career insurance you can have!
Maybe you just need a new and improved networking technique…
For some entrepreneurs, networking can be an anxiety-inducing obligation. But the right mindset and some preparation helps overcome this.
And it could be that all you need is some expert advice on becoming more comfortable networking…
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…
Networking is incredibly important in today’s business world. Perhaps you’ve seen the statistic that 73% of all job offers come from referrals and recommendations?
And while there is all kinds of networking advice out there for the shyer types, what about the extroverts?