184 results for tag: Networking


Networking is Only for Outgoing People

Naaa. This just isn't true. "There are ways of getting around your awkwardness when it comes to meeting new people," said Don Weintraub in this excerpt from Job Search Myths and Realities, a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Listen to Don and the other ...
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Job Search Myths and Realities

From the Yeti of Nepal to the alligators lurking in Manhattan’s sewers, urban myths exist everywhere – even in the world of executive job search. Are you looking for a new job, or planning to make a change sometime soon? If so, these and other job ...
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How to Get Noticed on LinkedIn When You’re Job Searching

Are you wondering how to use LinkedIn effectively as a part of your search? Have all the recent changes to LinkedIn left you more confused than ever? LinkedIn is a highly useful tool for every working person, not to mention every job-seeker. Yet most of ...
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How to Network Like a Pro–Even If You’re Shy, Introverted, or Really Just Hate Doing It

The ability to network – to develop contacts and personal connections with a variety of people who might be helpful to you and your career – is a critical skill for any of us. A deep and varied network of trusted colleagues can help when searching for ...
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Key Learnings from Members with Job Search Success

As the winter draws to a close and the spring hiring season brightens, we are happy to say that we are continuing to hear about landings from our members. While job search is never easy,  it's always interesting to hear the stories of success  – especia...
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A Healthy Network is the Best Career Insurance

Not waiting until you are in job search mode to connect with people is obviously the best path. Of course, so many of us get caught up in doing our jobs that we neglect our network... until we need them. Problem is, if you haven't been actively networking, ...
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Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty

I recently spoke with Pat Romboletti and during our conversation she shared with me her thoughts on different aspects of networking. Pat is an ExecuNet career strategist, LinkedIn expert, recruiter, and facilitator of our Atlanta networking meetings. I ...
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Job Hunting Shouldn’t Take a Holiday

For job seekers, the holiday season doesn’t typically offer a reason to celebrate. Because of a natural slowdown in hiring during this time, many people think they need to put their job hunting on hold until January, when employers regain their focus on ...
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What is Your Business Networking Attitude?

Attitude is everything, baby! Especially when it comes to business networking. Well, yes, but I suppose attitude is important in a number of areas: Dating. Marriage. Divorce. Having children. Raising children...or not. Getting a job. Running a business. ...
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Authentic Networking

In the era that spawned the term "truthiness," it can be tough to discern what, and who, is authentic. It's a dilemma that seeps into nearly every corner of society. Why was Donald Trump perceived as more authentic than Hillary Clinton by many voters? If ...
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You’re More Resilient Than You Give Yourself Credit For

In my role as a professor at the Brandeis International Business School, I teach a course each fall about acting outside your comfort zone. Each student in the class chooses a behavior outside their comfort zone to work on. For some, it's public speaking; ...
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Trusted Advice: Over 50, Laid-off, Neglected Network

Here at ExecuNet, we are a source of trusted advice for anything related to your life as an executive. If it's related to your career, business, leadership skills, or overall wellbeing, we have people here, or in our network, who can help you achieve your ...
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