Image Courtesy of JetMag.com I am so excited to once again contribute to Jet Magazine's online website! It's the holidays and you've probably been invited to a holiday celebration or two. These events offer great opportunities to socialize and professionally network. You could meet the person who opens the door to the next amazing chapter in [...]
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So many people struggle with the job search process because they fail to burst their own bubble. So many people fail to learn about game changing career opportunities because their networks are too small, or shall I say their bubble hasn’t been burst. In this day and age, where 80% of jobs are found through networking, you can’t afford to have a small network. Your network needs to be wide and deep. So, what are you going to do to burst your self-imposed bubble? I’ve got 8 ideas to get you started!
The elevator pitch – seldom actually delivered in elevators, it is a staple of professional networking. It can be challenging to sum up what you do, who you do it for and why you do it in 30 seconds or so. The challenge, however, is not insurmountable. This post provides 5 tips for perfecting your elevator pitch.
What does the introvert or self imposed wallflower need to do in order to be successful at networking? Some strategies include finding the other introverts at the event and bringing a friend with you to break the ice.