Networking is not about how many resumes or business cards you hand out, but how you establish rapport and build a relationship that can lead to opportunities. Attending a networking event is only the beginning of the networking process. Effective networking takes time and builds lasting relationships where both parties can help one another. Related: 18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events Many job seekers I often speak with are intimidated by networking events. It's not that they do not want to network; it's that they don't know how to approach people they don't know. As much as we all want to know how others can help us, when networking, it's not recommended for you to go straight into pitching. It's a turnoff to many people, especially when you don't know the person. So, how does a job seeker tackle breaking the ice at networking events and approach people in a way that later affords relationships where they can help one another?
We get it. Looking for work can be scary, especially if you’ve been at it for a long time and haven’t gotten any results.
Understanding which fears are getting in the way and how to overcome them will make all the difference. Sometimes you might not be aware of which obstacle is getting in the way of your goals. If you want to overcome these fears once and for all, we invite you to join us!
In this training, you’ll learn how to:
- Utilize strategies for coping with your job search fears
- Be confident in your job search—from writing your resume to networking
- Face your fears and move forward
Join our CEO, J.T. O'Donnell, and Director of Training Development & Coaching, Christina Burgio, for this live event on Wednesday, October 5th at 12 pm ET.
CAN'T ATTEND LIVE? That's okay. You'll have access to the recording and the workbook after the session!