Its the season of events and a great time to dust of those networking skills. Learning tips of networking is vitally important in today’s work environment because a strong network is a major key to career success. No matter your industry, networking is essential to career advancement and important to your professional growth and development. Its [...]
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This is the season for seminars and conferences. These are eight tips for starting and continuing a conversation at these events. Plus a bonus.
Leanna Cruz Editorial Director You are about to enter a room filled with people you do not know. If you walk in expecting to be ignored, you will be ignored. But if you walk in confidently, you can make a positive and lasting impression. There are many ways to convey confidence. Start by entering the [...]
You know that networking is necessary for career advancement. You’ve heard more than once that it’s not only what you know it’s who knows you. Relationships are vital to success and the key to developing relationships critical to career success is to hone your networking skills and expand your network.
By Vishal Ingole A few months ago, you met some potentially mutually beneficial contacts at a networking event. They said they’d connect with you, you said you’d be in touch, but there was no further connection. Today you realize that one of those contacts can be helpful with critical information and resources for an assignment [...]
Leanna Cruz Editorial Director You are looking forward to attending a luncheon presentation not only to hear what insightful, innovative ideas the speaker will share, but equally as important, to network and meet new people. You check your favorite website for industry and current topics and head off armed with several confidence building conversation starters. [...]
As a CPA for a major American oil company, Gail Warrior-Lawrence used to come home from work frustrated by the road blocks to her efforts to be effective, but those days are long gone. When a corporate merger presented the opportunity for her to take a new route professionally, Warrior-Lawrence chose to build her own [...]