190 results for tag: Networking


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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Turn Social Situations into Business Relationships

Business happens at the speed of trust and, if there is no trust, no value, no genuine connection, or no synergy, all the dinners, ball games, and golf outings in the world aren’t going to change those relationships. That goes for business socials (golf ...
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How to Get Noticed on LinkedIn When You’re Job Searching

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 what's ...
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You’re Not Making Good Use of the World’s Best Online Networking Tool

In the business world, LinkedIn is the first place we go to look someone up. We all know this. We're all on LinkedIn. Yet...most of us are not using LinkedIn to its fullest – not even close actually. No matter where you are in your career journey, if ...
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7 Opportunities to Be More Extroverted

Colin Cowherd is currently the host of a radio sports talk show for Fox Sports. Yes, he talks sports, but occasionally he'll rant about entertainment, politics, unions, and even religion. A while back, he spoke about the benefits of being an extrovert and it ...
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How Do I Handle Awkward Networking Moments?

I just got asked this question at a firm I was speaking at by a financial advisor. It would have been awkward if I didn't have a good answer. I shared my most awkward business networking moment as part of my response. Years ago, I shared the spotlight ...
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Connect with Recruiters and Hiring Managers on LinkedIn

"What can I do on LinkedIn to connect with recruiters and hiring managers?" This was a question asked of our panel of ExecuNet Career Strategists during a recent session titled The Biggest Job Search Roadblocks – and How to Knock Them Down. This ...
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