Networking has been defined as the cultivation of productive relationships – for the purposes of seeking employment, for business, or for personal use. Yet, for all its benefits, there are many people, particularly job seekers, who are not comfortable – or who even avoid – taking part in this valuable activity. This workshop examines the skill of networking from several vantage points, so that you leave with the confidence and ability to meet new people, cultivate relationships, and leverage those relationships to find leads to employment opportunities.
- Learn tools and techniques for efficient, successful networking
- Present yourself with confidence and competence
- Identify and prioritize your networking contacts
What We Will Cover:
- The short-term and long-term benefits of networking
- Identifying existing contacts in your primary and secondary networks
- Develop the best networking attitude and demeanor
- How to be successful with the four communication styles of people you’ll meet
- Draft a 30-second networking introduction
- Practice an introductory networking conversation
- Experience the power of a live real-time networking event!
Bring business or networking cards and your 30-second commercial.
3 hours. Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.
Who Should Attend:
Individuals who are in career transition, conducting a job search, or those who are looking to enhance their networking skills.
Cost to Attend:
Free for Program participants and $15 for guests.
Dress: Business casual
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (813) 344-0200.