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Networking

  1. 1. NETWORKING… MADE EASY Wors Consulting, LLC St. Louis MO All Rights Reserved 2009
  2. 2. What is Networking? <ul><li>Developing relationships with many that includes, but is not limited to: </li></ul><ul><li>Service </li></ul><ul><li>Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Putting others first </li></ul><ul><li>Not keeping SCORE!!! </li></ul>Wors Consulting, LLC All Rights Reserved 2009
  3. 3. How Do I Begin to Network? Steps to Networking 1. Make a list of everyone you know 2. From this list make a list of everyone known to those on list #1 3. Identify how you can provide a service without an expected reciprocal service, i.e. “keeping score” 4. Contact those you may be of service to and set up a meeting Wors Consulting, LLC All Rights Reserved 2009
  4. 4. Networking Diagram Wors Consulting, LLC All Rights Reserved 2009 Internet Networking Sites, i.e. LinkedIn Friends & Neighbors Professional Associations Community Affiliations Former Colleagues at Work Family Associations Master Networker
  5. 5. Professional Networkers <ul><li>Do not “discount” anyone </li></ul><ul><li>Never eat lunch alone </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas of interest and attend meetings where people with like interests gather </li></ul><ul><li>Know “YOUR” personal story </li></ul>Wors Consulting, LLC All Rights Reserved 2009
  6. 6. Remember Common Courtesy <ul><li>Share information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information about companies, recruiters, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If late to meeting call to inform expected arrival time </li></ul><ul><li>Always send a “thank-you note” </li></ul>Wors Consulting, LLC All Rights Reserved 2009
  7. 7. What do to… Step 1 Number off 1 through 6 Step 2 Same numbers gather in a group Step 3 Identify a “monitor” to insure all has sufficient time for elevator speech Step 4 Each member of the group is to offer to each other member in the group a contact, search idea,etc. (something to assist in their search) “ GO GIVER” EXERCISE Wors Consulting, LLC All Rights Reserved 2009
  8. 8. WORS CONSULTING, LLC WWW.WORSCONSULTING.COM <ul><li>Victoria Wors , SPHR </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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