The Power of Networking --Bobby Umar
Introduction Why Network? Networking is Not… Types of Contacts Top Ten Tips 1 2 3 4 5
Uncover opportunities Get better interviews Enhance credibility Less competitive situation Gather valuable information Key...
Studies have shown that using strategic connections has a higher probability of paying off Easier to obtain meetings Infor...
1 Asking for a job! Chance of availability is small anyway Even people you know will shy away Take, take, take Exchange in...
<ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant rappor...
<ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant rappor...
<ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant rappor...
Develop a plan Be open minded  Treat everyone as equals Choose people based on information, not position Don’t be afraid t...
Don’t waste your resources Give without expectation Do say “thank you” Be committed and realistic Anywhere, Anytime, Anyon...
Bobby Umar President, Raeallan [email_address] 416-838-2526 www.raeallan.com Twitter: “raehanbobby” “ Caring + Communicati...
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The Power Of Networking (10min)

  1. 1. The Power of Networking --Bobby Umar
  2. 2. Introduction Why Network? Networking is Not… Types of Contacts Top Ten Tips 1 2 3 4 5
  3. 3. Uncover opportunities Get better interviews Enhance credibility Less competitive situation Gather valuable information Key Take-away: Nothing to lose and everything to gain 1 2 3 4 5
  4. 4. Studies have shown that using strategic connections has a higher probability of paying off Easier to obtain meetings Informal meetings: more relaxed and two-way Not about jobs: get info and referrals The key to unadvertised positions Less people use this approach! Where do you want to spend your time? Key Take-away: 1 2 3 4 5
  5. 5. 1 Asking for a job! Chance of availability is small anyway Even people you know will shy away Take, take, take Exchange information “ The making of contacts and trading information, as for career advancement”, -- Webster’s Dictionary Use to build a network and get solid referrals Key Take-away: 1 a b 2 a
  6. 6. <ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals to “B contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Market Research” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals to “B contacts” </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals to “B contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>“ B Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge people </li></ul><ul><li>Information resource </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry players/events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Referrals to B/C </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>People you know </li></ul><ul><li>Instant rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals to “B contacts” </li></ul>Every person is a bridge to someone else <ul><li>“ C Contacts” </li></ul><ul><li>Make hiring decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Receive proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Create jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals to other “C contacts” </li></ul>Key Take-away:
  9. 9. Develop a plan Be open minded Treat everyone as equals Choose people based on information, not position Don’t be afraid to ask! 1 2 3 4 5
  10. 10. Don’t waste your resources Give without expectation Do say “thank you” Be committed and realistic Anywhere, Anytime, Anyone 6 7 8 9 10
  11. 11. Bobby Umar President, Raeallan [email_address] 416-838-2526 www.raeallan.com Twitter: “raehanbobby” “ Caring + Communication = Connection”

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