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5 Ways to Boost Your Networking Skills


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5 Ways to Boost Your Networking Skills from Nando, a Social Media Recruiter + Charlene, an advertising recruiter

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5 Ways to Boost Your Networking Skills

  1. 1. 5 ways to boost your networking Let’s get honest here
  2. 2. 1.Any situation isa networking opportunity
  3. 3.  in an elevator waiting in line for a sandwich commenting on someone’s haircut coming across someone with a bucket of fishCreate the networking opportunity-don’t wait for someone else tocreate it for you.
  4. 4. 2.It’s not always what they can do for YOU-but what you can do for THEM
  5. 5.  make a introduction with someone they need in their network share key info on a trend they might be interested in give them a tip when it comes to a topic you’re a subject matter expert inHelping someone out will alwayskeep you in the forefront of theirminds.
  6. 6. 3.Keep up withyour network
  7. 7.  send them a YouTube video on a new trend they might find interesting invite them to an event they’ve shown interest in send them a referral if they’re looking for someone with specific talents add Value when you reach out to your network.
  8. 8. 4. Check yourannoying meter (in real time)
  9. 9.  are you reaching out too often after the initial meeting? (anything over 1X a month is too much—unless there is a back and forth occurring) if they haven’t responded after 2 attempts—stop reaching out. (Get the hint) Silence is golden, unless it’s a technique being used to keep you at bay. Respect people’s time.
  10. 10. 5.Check your breath
  11. 11. No further explanation needed
  12. 12. Nando RodriguezSocial Media Recruiter@NandoRecruitLinkedin/nandorodriguezCharlene NarcellesTalent Recruiter@CharleneRecruitLinkedin/charlenenarcelles