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In this session, you will learn how effective networking can help you land a great career opportunity whether you’re looking or not! You will learn how to: Build your network, Nurture your network,......

In this session, you will learn how effective networking can help you land a great career opportunity whether you’re looking or not! You will learn how to: Build your network, Nurture your network, Leverage your network including the use of social media, Work a room at a networking event.

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  • Branding – look the part, dress for the job you want, not the job you have. What type of contact are you targeting? What type of position are you targeting?
  • Elevator Pitch, Goals,
  • Leave work at work, get ready to network, learn and connect.
  • Leave work at work, get ready to network, learn and connect.
  • Ask person next to you two questions: Learn their hometown & one thing that most people don’t know about them.

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  • 1. Networking: How to Work a Room TEELA JACKSON Director of Talent Delivery – Talent Connections, LLC Faculty – Career Spa, LLC
  • 2.  
  • 3.
    • Networking is the only CONSTANT for career success.
  • 4. The “Room”
    • Association Meeting/Conference
    • Alumni Event
    • Lunch/Coffee
    • Soccer/Baseball/Gymnastics
    • BBQ
    • Graduation Party
    • School Field Trip
    • Social Media
  • 5. Preparing for the Moment
  • 6. Preparing for the Moment
  • 7. It’s Showtime!
    • The mental shift
    • Arrive early, stay late
    • Host behavior
    • Have plenty of business cards – get them and give them
  • 8. It’s Showtime!
    • Maximize dedicated networking time
    • Ask for who is well networked/meet leadership
    • Share your Elevator Pitch
    • Keep your goals in mind
    • Listen
  • 9. Networking Activity & Success Stories
  • 10.
    • Networking is like
    • LOVE...
  • 11.
    • Questions?
  • 12.
    • You’re Invited:
    • SHRM-Atlanta April Chapter Meeting
      • April 21, 2011 – Undercover Boss CEOs
      • www.shrmatlanta.org
      • Connect:
      • Teela Jackson
      • @teelajackson
      • www.linkedin.com/in/teelajackson
      • [email_address]