Networking Series - Building a Network

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Networking Series - Building a Network

  1. 1. Networking Series Winter Quarter 2011
  2. 3. <ul><li>SDVG: “The State of Capital Markets” </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, February 24th </li></ul><ul><li>7am-9am </li></ul><ul><li>Hyatt La Jolla </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with CONNECT: Digital Life! </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, March 10 th </li></ul><ul><li>5pm-7pm </li></ul><ul><li>KPMG LLP </li></ul>
  3. 4. Based on What Color Is Your Parachute? 2011 By Richard Bolles
  4. 5. Hire from within Proof of skill References Hiring Agency Online Ads Resume How prospects look for positions How employers fill positions The Search Hierarchy This is our focus: building a network
  5. 6. <ul><li>Searching on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Mass-mailing resumes </li></ul><ul><li>Answering ads in professional or trade journals </li></ul><ul><li>Answering local newspaper ads </li></ul><ul><li>Going to employment agencies </li></ul>4-10% 7% 7% 5-24% 5-28%
  6. 7. <ul><li>Knocking on the employer’s door </li></ul><ul><li>Looking through the yellow pages and visiting those employers </li></ul><ul><li>Tapping into your network </li></ul><ul><li>Job-hunt with friends or like-minded people </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating yourself and your goals </li></ul>47% 59% 80% 80% 86%
  7. 8. <ul><li>Work with what you have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Six Degrees of Separation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surround yourself with the right people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be proactive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask your Introductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business cards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow-up, follow-up, follow-up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create lots of acquaintances, not lots of BFF’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep in touch during the holidays (at the very least) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find mentors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be selfless: forward opportunities (good Karma) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Everyone you’ve ever met is a contact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No matter how informal the relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s not enough to be passionate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be knowledgeable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show that you’re working toward something </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep up with current events </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s not the end of the world </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are still 4,118,000 job vacancies (as of November 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go find yours </li></ul></ul>
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