If you have ever built a successful friendship, you can build a powerful professional network.
When you first met a friend there’s a good chance that you met at a central location, had a great conversation, and decide to meet up again. If everything went well you continued to hang out.
One of the biggest mistakes people make when trying to build a professional network [click to continue…]
I loved attending networking events and creating new relationships when I was looking for a new job. The one thing I didn’t like was following up after the network event.
This is where the “work” in the word networking comes into play, following up is also the most important part of networking.
It’s your lucky day! I worked very hard to create a networking follow up email for job seekers. Instead of having to create your own all you have to do is tweak the the email below. I can’t make it any easier for you. [click to continue…]
I brought in cookies and brownies from my dad’s restaurant for my co-workers. Everyone loved them because they are not your average run of the mill cookies and brownies. It never occurred to me that bringing cookies to work and having a candy dish on my desk are forms of networking. Here are two ways food at work creates networking opportunities. [click to continue…]
When was the last time someone sent you an email that said,
“It was a pleasure meeting you at ABC Networking Event. It’s been a week since the event and I was wondering if you were going to send me more information about your company?”
Following up with new contacts within 24-48 hours after a networking event will make you standout among the majority of networkers. [click to continue…]