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Communication And Networking Skills

  1. 1. Communication Skills and Networking<br />By Julianne Peters<br />
  2. 2. Is Communication Important?<br />
  3. 3. NACE:<br />National Association of Colleges and Employers<br />2008 Survey<br />
  4. 4. So far…we are Failing!<br />In 3 general areas:<br />Communication Skills<br />Workplace Skills<br />Experience…<br />
  5. 5. Specifically…<br />So…. Are You Ready?<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Prepare PreparePrepare!<br />Know Yourself<br />Know what’s out there<br />Know the company<br />
  8. 8. Practice PracticePractice!<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Network NetworkNetwork!<br />Tell People You Already Know<br />Join Something!<br />Good Listening Skills<br />If you know who’s going to be there…Prepare!<br />
  11. 11. Networking continued…<br />Lunch Panels<br />Topics on Tap<br />Volunteer Opportunities<br />Career Mentorship Program<br />Online Networking<br />
  12. 12. The Informational Interview<br />What is it?<br /><ul><li>A reverse job interview</li></ul>What is it for?<br /><ul><li>Gathering job/company/industry information
  13. 13. Networking</li></ul>How does it work?<br />
  14. 14. References<br />“What employers want – what graduates lack.pdf.” NACE Research: Job Outlook 2008. http://www.bhsu.edu/Portals/0/studentlife/careerServices/What%20employers%20want%20-%20what%20graduates%20lack.pdf.<br />“Nace: Home”. http://www.naceweb.org/home.aspx<br />“Fuse Duluth”. www.fuseduluth.com<br />“About Us | LinkedIn – Public Relations”. http://press.linkedin.com/about<br />Credits<br /><ul><li>Image: “Goldfish jumping”. http://blogs.voices.com/voxdaily/goldfish-bowls.jpg
  15. 15. Image: Glasbergen, Randy. “Cartoon: flying as a job skill”. www.glasbergen.com. 2002. http://www.adrianoceliento.com/immagini/cv-skill.gif</li></li></ul><li>Credits continued…<br />Table: “NACE Research: Job Outlook 2008”. http://www.bhsu.edu/Portals/0/studentlife/careerServices/What%20employers%20want%20-%20what%20graduates%20lack.pdf<br />Image: “internships”. http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/dc9/internships.jpg<br />Image: “writing”. http://static.open.salon.com/files/writing1228511911.gif<br />Image: “interviewing”. http://janedoeceo.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/sales-job-interview-need-to-knows1.jpg<br />Image: “socializing”. http://api.ning.com/files/f7xyFvs5lgOG-BCojFR6fibUEcG5iH42joeU06lCRFR6WcTvx3GtwYGYxtYAS6d3X0ZS5tbyVDUmHn*Ls-jz3zxp9k0iq2O4/networking_professionals.jpg<br />Image: “How Not to Suck at Communication”. http://shop.thetroybookmakers.com/images/Picture%2011.png<br />
  16. 16. Credits continued…<br />Image: “Post-it checklist”. http://www.optimum7.com/internet-marketing/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/ist2_4611428-note-with-completed-checklist.jpg<br />Image: “Career Services logo”. http://careers.d.umn.edu/<br />Image: “Interview Stream logo”. http://umn.interviewstream.com/<br />Image: “Fuse Duluth logo”. http://www.fuseduluth.com/<br />Image: “College Connection logo”. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fuse-Duluth/43675907969#!/photo.php?pid=2475734&id=43675907969<br />Image: “LinkedIn logo”. http://www.linkedin.com<br />Video: Howcast. How to Network; 1:49. YouTube video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9VUqB7wQpY&feature=related (4/17/2010)<br />

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