Length: 1 day
Number of Participants: Up to 20
Materials: Notebooks and
Getting the message out about who you are and what you have to offer is at the
heart of the career management process.
The most beneficial method is talking to people in your profession,
industry, organization, colleagues and friends.
This technique is often called networking.
The core purpose of
networking is to locate and get to talk with the hiring managers and key
contacts within the organization.
In addition, a sustained and focused communication effort will result in more
referrals, more visibility and more potential opportunities.
1. Purpose of Session
What is Networking?
Networks and Networking
4. Network Connections
5. Networking and Career
6. You and Your Network
7. What You Can Gain From
8. Why People Will
Not Talk to You
Will Talk to You
10. Tips on What to Offer
Your Networking Partners
Prerequisites to Effective Networking
12. Compiling Your List of
13. Preparing for a
14. Sample Questions for
15. Some Phrases for
16. Suggested Structure for