Walking into a networking event can seem like a scary proposition – all those people standing around, and often not a familiar face in the bunch. Who to talk to… and what about?
With networking events, the more the merrier is generally the case. You can’t go wrong going to a networking event, since you never know who you might meet, and it’s always great practice to refine your pitch and conversational skills. But, the truth is that we only have so much time, and money. Events often […]
Almost everyone feels jittery when they’re attending a networking event. The secret is to look like you’re there to have fun and learn something… and you probably will. Here are some tips for putting your best foot forward. Arrive on time, or early. It’s much more difficult to break into a group when the chatter […]
Informal meetings are ideal for networking. Examples of informal networking events include: Lunch Coffee Cocktails Parties with colleagues Social gathering with friends Social gathering with family Small meetings may include breakfasts, coffee, lunches and dinners. Use these informal networking events to ask questions, update your knowledge of the industry and share information. If asked, don’t […]
Oh that dreaded moment when you run into someone who you know…but can’t remember their name. Maybe you’ve been to a ton of networking events recently and they are all running together.