How Networking Can
NEVER EAT ALONE     Improve Your Job
                  Search and Your Life
Dave Weinberg
                 Dave
                Weinberg

Dave Weinberg                   @weinberg81
Who is this guy?
                  Married a local
                Moved to Kemp Mill
                    Had a kid

     ...
Founded to help     20 Cities
     friends network    30 Events
        to find jobs.   6000 Helped


Dave Weinberg        ...
Founded to help     20 Cities
     friends network    30 Events
        to find jobs.   6000 Helped


Dave Weinberg        ...
Experiments in Social Media to
                Help People Find Employment




    Over 15,000 followers combined on Twitt...
Experiments in Social Media to
                Help People Find Employment




    Over 15,000 followers combined on Twitt...
DIRECTION
                    +
                  GOALS
                    +
                CONNECT
                    ...
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 DIRECTION
     +              JOB SEARCH
   GOALS




Dave Weinberg              @weinberg81
YOUR
           JOB SEARCH
                 STARTS WITH



                DIRECTION
Dave Weinberg                  @weinb...
WHAT AM I PASSIONATE ABOUT?

                   WHAT DO I LOVE DOING?

                    WHAT AM I GOOD AT?



         ...
CASE STUDY
                 “Sure, how can I help?
                What are you looking for?”

                 “Anything....
CASE STUDY
                 “Sure, how can I help?
                What are you looking for?”

            “I’m interested...
GOALS


  Reasonable       Manageable     Achievable
    Expectations    Organized &    Small wins
      in check       bi...
GOALS


      Define      Action    Focus
        Write    Connect   Evaluate



                 Repeat

Dave Weinberg    ...
CASE STUDY
        Goal: Email 100 CVs blindly per day

            Goal: Friend/Follow Everyone

                RESULT: ...
CASE STUDY
         Goal: Email 10 CVs to real people

        Goal: Friend/Follow a few friends of
       friends and ind...
}
 CONNECT
    +               NETWORKING
  BUILD
Dave Weinberg              @weinberg81
CONNECT
                    “You Never Know
                    Who You Know...”

  YOU
                     Embrace the
 ...
SOCIAL MEDIA
            ARE THE TOOLS
           IN YOUR ARSENAL


Dave Weinberg            @weinberg81
SOCIAL MEDIA
            ARE THE TOOLS
           IN YOUR ARSENAL


Dave Weinberg            @weinberg81
CASE STUDY
    If everyone is my 3rd Degree Connection,
       then I can send them all my CV blindly

                Fri...
CASE STUDY
    Asking my 1st & 2nd Degree Connections
     for personal introductions to new people

         Expanding ea...
}
 CONNECT
    +               NETWORKING
  BUILD
Dave Weinberg              @weinberg81
BUILD


                 Relationship
     YOU                        Connection
                    BANK



       DEPOSI...
CASE STUDY
            “Nice to meet you -- can you
          introduce me to your investor?”

                 “Hey Joe, ...
CASE STUDY
    “Nice to meet you at SxSW, let’s grab coffee
     next week to learn more about each other.”

      “Joe, I...
}
DIRECTION
    +


                                 }
                    JOB SEARCH
  GOALS
    +                       ...
Dave Weinberg
                  Dave
                 Weinberg
                weinberg81@gmail.com

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  • Never Eat Alone

    1. 1. How Networking Can NEVER EAT ALONE Improve Your Job Search and Your Life
    2. 2. Dave Weinberg Dave Weinberg Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    3. 3. Who is this guy? Married a local Moved to Kemp Mill Had a kid ... be nice ;) I’m a Serial Social Entrepreneur Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    4. 4. Founded to help 20 Cities friends network 30 Events to find jobs. 6000 Helped Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    5. 5. Founded to help 20 Cities friends network 30 Events to find jobs. 6000 Helped Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    6. 6. Experiments in Social Media to Help People Find Employment Over 15,000 followers combined on Twitter Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    7. 7. Experiments in Social Media to Help People Find Employment Over 15,000 followers combined on Twitter Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    8. 8. DIRECTION + GOALS + CONNECT + BUILD Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    9. 9. } DIRECTION + JOB SEARCH GOALS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    10. 10. YOUR JOB SEARCH STARTS WITH DIRECTION Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    11. 11. WHAT AM I PASSIONATE ABOUT? WHAT DO I LOVE DOING? WHAT AM I GOOD AT? FOCUS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    12. 12. CASE STUDY “Sure, how can I help? What are you looking for?” “Anything.... Just a Job” RESULT: FAIL Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    13. 13. CASE STUDY “Sure, how can I help? What are you looking for?” “I’m interested in account management in PR or Marketing” RESULT: PASS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    14. 14. GOALS Reasonable Manageable Achievable Expectations Organized & Small wins in check bite-sized snowball Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    15. 15. GOALS Define Action Focus Write Connect Evaluate Repeat Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    16. 16. CASE STUDY Goal: Email 100 CVs blindly per day Goal: Friend/Follow Everyone RESULT: FAIL Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    17. 17. CASE STUDY Goal: Email 10 CVs to real people Goal: Friend/Follow a few friends of friends and industry big wigs per day RESULT: PASS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    18. 18. } CONNECT + NETWORKING BUILD Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    19. 19. CONNECT “You Never Know Who You Know...” YOU Embrace the 1st Awkward, Random 2nd & Unexpected 3rd Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    20. 20. SOCIAL MEDIA ARE THE TOOLS IN YOUR ARSENAL Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    21. 21. SOCIAL MEDIA ARE THE TOOLS IN YOUR ARSENAL Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    22. 22. CASE STUDY If everyone is my 3rd Degree Connection, then I can send them all my CV blindly Friend/Follow Everyone RESULT: FAIL -- SPAM Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    23. 23. CASE STUDY Asking my 1st & 2nd Degree Connections for personal introductions to new people Expanding each degree through events, social media, email, and real world interactions. RESULT: PASS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    24. 24. } CONNECT + NETWORKING BUILD Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    25. 25. BUILD Relationship YOU Connection BANK DEPOSITS = TRUST = WITHDRAWALS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    26. 26. CASE STUDY “Nice to meet you -- can you introduce me to your investor?” “Hey Joe, meet this guy I hardly know -- he’s terrific!” RESULT: FAIL Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    27. 27. CASE STUDY “Nice to meet you at SxSW, let’s grab coffee next week to learn more about each other.” “Joe, I’d like to introduce you to Bob, a long time friend and trusted source.” RESULT: PASS Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    28. 28. } DIRECTION + } JOB SEARCH GOALS + SUCCESS } CONNECT + NETWORKING BUILD Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
    29. 29. Dave Weinberg Dave Weinberg weinberg81@gmail.com Presentation Available: slideshare.com/weinberg81 Dave Weinberg @weinberg81
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