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Power Networking - Minnesota Blogger Conference 2011

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Power Networking - Minnesota Blogger Conference 2011

  1. 1. Power Networking Minnesota Blogger Conference 09/10/2011
  2. 2. <ul><li>13 years as an IT Recruiter </li></ul><ul><li>VP Recruiting HireCast Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Founder and Coordinator of Minnesota Recruiters </li></ul><ul><li>Involved in the Minneapolis and St Paul technology, marketing and social media community as a sponsor, volunteer and mentor </li></ul><ul><li>Local and national speaker on Recruiting, HR, Career and Social Media topics </li></ul>
  3. 3. Best Happy Hour in Uptown?
  4. 4. Avoid the accident on 94 East out of Downtown Minneapolis
  5. 5. I have an extra ticket to the Twins game
  6. 6. Nordstroms has a sale…
  7. 7. I need a date for a wedding this weekend
  8. 8. You network every day (you just didn’t know it)
  9. 9. <ul><li>Some (really) random thoughts… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Business cards
  11. 11. <ul><li>About Page (other profiles) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Invest before you make a withdrawal </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>10 second sound byte </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Elevator pitch </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Invest before you make a withdrawal </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>STOP sitting next to people you know </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Twitter: link to what you are reading </li></ul><ul><li>Title of blog post - Name of blog - @author - link </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Attending an event and know no one? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact/introduce yourself to the host </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Find the cool kids </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Attendee lists are gold </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Stay in touch with folks once a month/quarter </li></ul>
  22. 22. Goal today: meet 10 new people that you can call or send an email to next week
  23. 23. Let’s do this…
  24. 24. Paul DeBettignies VP Recruiting HireCast Consulting [email_address]

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