Networking Solutions For Young Professionals And Students

Do you dread networking events? Hate the idea of making “small talk” with strangers? Feel like you have nothing to contribute? It’s time to erase your networking fears and frustrations! Join Nationally Syndicated Career Expert, J.T. O’Donnell for a simple, step-by-step guide to networking, designed especially for YOU! FACT: Young professionals and students need to network differently. The biggest mistake young professionals and students make when networking is they try to apply the techniques designed for people who have been working for years. And that is a recipe for disaster. (Not to mention a real confidence buster!) In this info-packed session, J.T. O’Donnell will show you:
  • The right networking mindset.
  • How to set yourself up for success - every time!
  • Creative ways to network that you’ll actually enjoy.

About The Presenter

J.T. O’Donnell is founder of one of the nation’s leading career advice sites, She is also the creator and CEO of CareerHMO, the first online career coaching membership site which gives users their own personal career coach to work with.

About The Event Sponsor

Catapult Seacoast is a young professional’s organization that strives to offer education, resources and career opportunities to it’s members in the seacoast region of New Hampshire. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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