184 results for tag: Networking


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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Opportunity is Here…Mileage May Vary

Opportunity is here... but don't just sit there waiting for it to reach out. You've got to knock. The most promising doors to knock on are in these areas: The top three have been consistent so far in 2017. Though Technology did bump Healthcare from ...
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Networking and Overcoming Other Job Search Roadblocks

Whether it's getting ahead at work or finding a new job, it's common knowledge that networking is the best way to achieve advancement, but for some people "networking feels so icky" as one caller put it when asking our panelists for help in ExecuNet Master ...
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Don’t Let Networking Feel “Icky”

A lot of people aren't comfortable networking, especially when they need a job. The thing is, networking doesn't have to be "icky" as one caller referred to it. It's important to always be networking, especially when you don't need something (a job) so that ...
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How to Follow Up When You Haven’t Followed Up

See that stack of business cards on your desk? You know, the ones bound together in a snarl of rubber bands? Maybe you have those cards in neat piles with notes scribbled on them; in alphabetical order; arranged phonetically; in a binder of some sort; a ...
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Meeting People Through People

"How does one connect with people who can introduce you to the VIP you need to connect with?" That's a question from a participant in a session of ExecuNet Master Class led by Geoffrey James titled How to Get a Meeting With C-Suite Executives, Business ...
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The Power of Networking When Marketing Your Business

The power of networking when marketing your business cannot be overstated. "The owner of a business is the face of the business and needs to be out there networking and building exposure every day," said entrepreneur Pete Gilfillan in a special Career ...
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