Small talk happens at a conference, a coffee shop, a graduation party, or a wedding. Heck, it could even happen during a job interview.
But does the thought of having to talk with someone new make you want to run fast in the other direction?
Often, small talk is key to getting off on the right foot with someone new. Remember this study, which showed that recruiters are drawn to candidates with strong small talk skills?
So, yes, it’s pretty key to your professional growth, on top of its obvious importance in your social life. Use these six tips from the team at IvankaTrump.com to boost your chit-chat game.