Hustle 101<br />Networking for Recent College Grads<br />
About Me<br />Community Manager<br />RecordSetter.com<br />Co-Founder & President<br />NY Creative Interns<br />My Post-Gr...
About You<br />Name<br />Where You Went/Go to School<br />What You’re Up to Now<br />Your Summer Goal<br />
About The Wix Lounge<br />	The Wix Lounge is a free workspace for creative professionals. Come in for free coffee, wi-fi, ...
What We’ll Cover<br />What is Hustle?<br />Why Going to Events is Important<br />How to Stand Out<br />Finding Great Event...
Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Defining “Hustle”<br />
Defining “Hustle”<br />
Meeting People<br />
Having Goals and Sharing Them<br />
What Do You Have to Offer?<br />
Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Why Going Out Is Important<br />
80% of Jobs are Filled Before They’re Posted<br />
History calls those men the greatest who have ennobled themselves by working for the common good; experience acclaims as h...
It is All About Who You Know<br /><ul><li> This is an exciting opportunity to be ambitious and meet who you want to meet
 Find a method to keep track of your connections
 To do lists with follow ups
 Save email drafts
 Set Google Calendar alerts
 Lists on twitter, facebook, Google+ circles, etc</li></li></ul><li><<br />
Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />How to Stand Out <br />
Defining “Hustle”<br />
Make Business Cards<br /><ul><li> Include basic contact information, where you went to school, X Industry Professional, yo...
 Try Got Print, Moo Cards,Vistaprint, Staples, your local designer,or DIY
 Be creative. Example: put a list of 10 people to follow on twitter in your industry on the back of the card…and make sure...
 Connect with people you meet in in real life online and look for more connections
 Find little ways to get/stay on people’s radar
Twitter: Retweets, favorites, #FollowFriday
 Blog: Write about them / interview them
Email: Send interesting relevant news / articles</li></li></ul><li>
Look Great Online<br /><ul><li> You control what people see when they Google you
 Experiment with lots of platforms, stick to one or two
 Some ways to build an online presence include about.me, flavors.me, wix.com, wordpress, tumblr, blogspot, twitter, and li...
 Compare yourself to others in your industry and people you want to exemplify</li></li></ul><li>
Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Find the Best Events<br />
Meetup.com<br /><ul><li> Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups.
 7.2 million members, 2.2 monthly RSVPs, 250,000 monthly meetups
 NY Creative Interns (and something for everyone!)</li></li></ul><li>
Follow Companies You Like<br /><ul><li> Volunteer to work events and in other ways
 Sign up for mailing lists
 Go to events they sponsor</li></li></ul><li>Sign up for Industry Newsletters<br /><ul><li> Gary’s Guide
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This presentation is designed for recent grads who are looking for help finding their place (and a job, perhaps?) in the big city. It covers ways to find the best events, how to reach out to people, and the art of hustle. You'll end the presentation feeling confident and prepared to find and meet people who will help you in the next stage of your career.

Link to original skillshare class where this was taught: http://skl.sh/oLbpio

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  1. 1. Hustle 101<br />Networking for Recent College Grads<br />
  2. 2. About Me<br />Community Manager<br />RecordSetter.com<br />Co-Founder & President<br />NY Creative Interns<br />My Post-Grad Story<br />
  3. 3. About You<br />Name<br />Where You Went/Go to School<br />What You’re Up to Now<br />Your Summer Goal<br />
  4. 4. About The Wix Lounge<br /> The Wix Lounge is a free workspace for creative professionals. Come in for free coffee, wi-fi, couches, workshops and networking parties.<br /> @WixLounge<br />wixlounge.com<br />
  5. 5. What We’ll Cover<br />What is Hustle?<br />Why Going to Events is Important<br />How to Stand Out<br />Finding Great Events<br />The Art of Reaching Out<br />
  6. 6. Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Defining “Hustle”<br />
  7. 7. Defining “Hustle”<br />
  8. 8. Meeting People<br />
  9. 9. Having Goals and Sharing Them<br />
  10. 10. What Do You Have to Offer?<br />
  11. 11. Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Why Going Out Is Important<br />
  12. 12. 80% of Jobs are Filled Before They’re Posted<br />
  13. 13. History calls those men the greatest who have ennobled themselves by working for the common good; experience acclaims as happiest the man who has made the greatest number of people happy.<br />
  14. 14. It is All About Who You Know<br /><ul><li> This is an exciting opportunity to be ambitious and meet who you want to meet
  15. 15. Find a method to keep track of your connections
  16. 16. To do lists with follow ups
  17. 17. Save email drafts
  18. 18. Set Google Calendar alerts
  19. 19. Lists on twitter, facebook, Google+ circles, etc</li></li></ul><li><<br />
  20. 20. Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />How to Stand Out <br />
  21. 21. Defining “Hustle”<br />
  22. 22. Make Business Cards<br /><ul><li> Include basic contact information, where you went to school, X Industry Professional, your blog, etc
  23. 23. Try Got Print, Moo Cards,Vistaprint, Staples, your local designer,or DIY
  24. 24. Be creative. Example: put a list of 10 people to follow on twitter in your industry on the back of the card…and make sure the card gets into the hands of those people</li></li></ul><li>Do Your Research<br /><ul><li> Know everything you can about a company and employees before interviewing or going to an event
  25. 25. Connect with people you meet in in real life online and look for more connections
  26. 26. Find little ways to get/stay on people’s radar
  27. 27. Twitter: Retweets, favorites, #FollowFriday
  28. 28. Blog: Write about them / interview them
  29. 29. Email: Send interesting relevant news / articles</li></li></ul><li>
  30. 30. Look Great Online<br /><ul><li> You control what people see when they Google you
  31. 31. Experiment with lots of platforms, stick to one or two
  32. 32. Some ways to build an online presence include about.me, flavors.me, wix.com, wordpress, tumblr, blogspot, twitter, and linkedin
  33. 33. Compare yourself to others in your industry and people you want to exemplify</li></li></ul><li>
  34. 34. Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Find the Best Events<br />
  35. 35. Meetup.com<br /><ul><li> Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups.
  36. 36. 7.2 million members, 2.2 monthly RSVPs, 250,000 monthly meetups
  37. 37. NY Creative Interns (and something for everyone!)</li></li></ul><li>
  38. 38. Follow Companies You Like<br /><ul><li> Volunteer to work events and in other ways
  39. 39. Sign up for mailing lists
  40. 40. Go to events they sponsor</li></li></ul><li>Sign up for Industry Newsletters<br /><ul><li> Gary’s Guide
  41. 41. Thisisgoingtobebig.com
  42. 42. Mediabistro
  43. 43. Guest of a Guest
  44. 44. Idealist
  45. 45. AIGA</li></li></ul><li>Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />The Art of Reaching Out<br />
  46. 46. Write Short Emails<br /><ul><li> Respect everyone’s time
  47. 47. Get straight to the point
  48. 48. Practice by getting your email across as a tweet
  49. 49. Don’t give up (follow up is key)</li></li></ul><li>
  50. 50. Connect in Multiple Places<br /><ul><li> Social Media
  51. 51. Mutual friends
  52. 52. New events
  53. 53. Grab coffee/lunch/drinks</li></li></ul><li>Defining “Hustle”<br />
  54. 54. Use the “Recent Grad”Card While You Can<br />
  55. 55. Hustle 101: By@EmilyMiethner<br />Conclusion:Don’t Be Afraid to…<br />
  56. 56. Reach Out<br />
  57. 57. Go Out<br />
  58. 58. Get Noticed<br />
  59. 59.
  60. 60. Break Out Groups!<br />Follow 3 Companies/People<br />Find 2 Events<br />Write 1 Email<br />
  61. 61. Sharing is Caring<br />
  62. 62. Thank You!<br />@EmilyMiethner<br />EmilyMiethner.com<br />Emieth1@gmail.com<br />
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