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Strategic Networking: How to Grow Your Network Before You Need It

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You don’t have time to waste. You have people to meet and career goals to nourish.

So how can you use strategic networking to grown your personal network, and ultimately reap career success?   

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Meaningful Conversations: Social Interactions that Matter [Infographic]

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When we think about networking, we often think about social media or those staged networking events that can be so uncomfortable.

But a large part of networking really comes down to having meaningful conversations, one person at a time…   

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The How and Why of the Twenty-Something Mentor Search

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A significant mentoring experience can be life-changing. Wise counsel can help you at key points to navigate the unchartered waters of your working life.

But when conducting a mentor search, what you’re looking for? Where do you look? And how do you make it happen?   

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7 Steps to Creating a Powerful 30-Second Elevator Pitch

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If you have a career of any kind, you need a 30-second elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?”

Here are the short cuts to creating a powerful 30-second elevator pitch…   

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How to Get LinkedIn Profile Views from the Right People

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People on LinkedIn are consistently interested in learning how they can get LinkedIn profile views from the right people.

First, it’s important to identify what the “right” people would look like—in other words, determine who you actually want to meet…   

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Personal Network Growth Doesn’t Have to Be Painful or Difficult

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Personal network growth can be difficult. Meeting new people is a challenge even for the most seasoned professionals. It often makes you feel uncomfortable. 

But growing your network doesn’t have to be this way. There is an alternative to meeting people face to face…   

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