Whether you have just graduated from college, followed your significant other to the new location of their job, or moved for other reasons like better career opportunities, finding a job in a new location can be very challenging.
Which is why – as soon as possible – you must expand your network in your desired new city!
As we work to grow our personal networks, staying in contact with the people we already know often falls to the bottom of our to-do lists.
The good news: with a bit of planning, a dash of creativity and a little effort, you can nurture your network! Here are eleven twists to keep in touch…
As much as we can network and build our brand online, long-lasting relationships must be nurtured in person. And networking events: meet-ups, conferences – and their little-brother “unconferences” – are a great place to get some face time… and make true in-person connections.
But how do you know which events to attend… and which will just be a waste of your time? Here are 3 considerations to consider when choosing where your face-to-face networking time is best spent:
Do you have people in your life who care about your goals and your career—outside of your family? If not, there is no better time in your career to cultivate such a group—a collection of influencers who could make the difference between having a successful career and, well, not. I’m talking about your personal Board of Directors—a group of interested parties from various parts of your life who really care about you and are ready and willing to advise you on both professional and personal issues (because everything is personal!) Mentors, Coaches and Sponsors In these pages, we talk a