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The Power Of Networking (10min)

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A short presentation on Networking.

A short presentation on Networking.


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  • 1. The Power of Networking --Bobby Umar
  • 2. Introduction Why Network? Networking is Not… Types of Contacts Top Ten Tips 1 2 3 4 5
  • 3. Uncover opportunities Get better interviews Enhance credibility Less competitive situation Gather valuable information Key Take-away: Nothing to lose and everything to gain 1 2 3 4 5
  • 4. Studies have shown that using strategic connections has a higher probability of paying off Easier to obtain meetings Informal meetings: more relaxed and two-way Not about jobs: get info and referrals The key to unadvertised positions Less people use this approach! Where do you want to spend your time? Key Take-away: 1 2 3 4 5
  • 5. 1 Asking for a job! Chance of availability is small anyway Even people you know will shy away Take, take, take Exchange information “ The making of contacts and trading information, as for career advancement”, -- Webster’s Dictionary Use to build a network and get solid referrals Key Take-away: 1 a b 2 a
  • 6.
    • Market Research
    • “ A Contacts”
    • People you know
    • Instant rapport
    • Feedback on presentation
    • Referrals to “B contacts”
    • “ A Contacts”
    • “ Market Research”
    • People you know
    • Instant Rapport
    • Feedback on presentation
    • Referrals to “B contacts”
  • 7.
    • Market Research
    • “ A Contacts”
    • People you know
    • Instant rapport
    • Feedback on presentation
    • Referrals to “B contacts”
    • “ B Contacts”
    • Bridge people
    • Information resource
      • Industry players/events
      • Trends
      • Referrals to B/C
  • 8.
    • Market Research
    • “ A Contacts”
    • People you know
    • Instant rapport
    • Feedback on presentation
    • Referrals to “B contacts”
    Every person is a bridge to someone else
    • “ C Contacts”
    • Make hiring decisions
    • Receive proposals
    • Create jobs
    • Referrals to other “C contacts”
    Key Take-away:
  • 9. Develop a plan Be open minded Treat everyone as equals Choose people based on information, not position Don’t be afraid to ask! 1 2 3 4 5
  • 10. Don’t waste your resources Give without expectation Do say “thank you” Be committed and realistic Anywhere, Anytime, Anyone 6 7 8 9 10
  • 11. Bobby Umar President, Raeallan [email_address] 416-838-2526 www.raeallan.com Twitter: “raehanbobby” “ Caring + Communication = Connection”