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Networking event Nov. 25 2015 - Presentation

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Networking event Nov. 25 2015 - Presentation

  1. 1. Strategic Networking: How to Make Connections That Matter November 25, 2015
  2. 2. Strategic Networking Agenda Time Agenda Item 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Registration, light dinner and networking 6:00 – 6:05 p.m. Welcome 6:05 – 6:45 p.m. Presentation: Networking with Purpose 6:45 – 7:50 p.m. Roundtable Discussions: Steps of Networking 7:50 – 8:00 p.m. Key Take-Aways
  3. 3. Strategic Networking Who’s in the room? • Manny Gill, Senior Manager, Commercial Automotive Programs, Scotiabank • Romana Zafar, Senior Manager, Global Wealth Management Systems, Scotiabank • Fauzia Asim, Senior Financial Advisor, Scotiabank • Rene Berrospi, PINs@YorkU • Daniel Cheoreanu, Association of Romanian Engineers in Canada (AREC) • Alexander Markin, PINs@YorkU • Emiliano Mendez, Latin American MBA Alumni Network (LAMBA)
  4. 4. Strategic Networking Networking with Purpose Jaime Gonzalez, LPMN
  5. 5. Professional opportunities & the hidden market November 25th, 2015
  6. 6. Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 6
  7. 7.  Goals and expectations  Why should we network?  Context for PIN leaders  Preparation and tool kit  Volunteering and networking opportunities  Networking with purpose, leading to professional opportunities  Q & A Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 7
  8. 8.  Individual / personal  Organization members  Organization leaders (PINs)  Employeers  Government agencies Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 8
  9. 9. Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 9  Networking is defined as the act of making contact and exchanging information with other people, groups and institutions to develop mutually beneficial relationships ◦ Networking 45% ◦ Internet job board 20% ◦ Agencies 10% ◦ Direct Approach 10% ◦ Advertisement 5% ◦ Other 10%
  10. 10.  Look for synergy a cooperation with similar organizations  Generate bigger impact to membership like LNBB and other cooperation initiatives  Visibility for the organization and increased benefits for membership  Sponsorship and grants Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 10
  11. 11.  Accomplishments/business plan  Crisp and inviting portfolio  Strengths, interests, passions  Value proposition (Brand)  Mission, Vision, Values …  30 seconds elevator speech  Compelling online presence  Target partnerships Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 11
  12. 12.  Professional associations  Community organizations  Cultural & festivals  Government and trade  Non-for-profit sector Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 12
  13. 13.  Participation in events  One on one meetings  Referrals and contacts  Online presence  Volunteering Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 13
  14. 14. Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 14 1. Give first, then receive 2. Strategic Introduction 3. Focus on quality not quantity 4. Follow up and then follow up again 5. Identify other’s passions 6. Network up and network down 7. Take care of your profile 8. Seek for common ground
  15. 15. Jaime Gonzalez, PMP 15 jgonzalezpmp@hotmail.com (416) 880 2259 ca.linkedin.com/in/jaimegonzalezpmp
  16. 16. Strategic Networking Roundtable Discussions Stages of networking: A. Build and Maintain Meaningful Professional Relationships B. Online Networking C. Face-to-Face Networking
  17. 17. Strategic Networking Roundtable Discussions Stages of networking: A. Build and Maintain Meaningful Professional Relationships B. Online Networking C. Face-to-Face Networking
  18. 18. Strategic Networking Key Take-Aways • What have we learned today? • What is one thing that you will do to apply what you have learned today?
  19. 19. Thank You! www.networksforimmigrants.ca pins@triec.ca Twitter: @TRIEC, #TRIECPINs

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