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Networking
Networking

It is a delicate art and it takes time. Learn how to build quality relationships from the ground up and how to get the right people interested in you. Spend time targeting relevant contacts rather than networking for the sake of numbers.

  • Social Media – The advantage goes to candidates using Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook and who establish strong networks in their areas of interest and expertise by sharing their ideas with relevant people.
  • Meetings – As you develop and enhance online connections with the right people, aim to secure a meeting face-to build referrals and endorsements.
  • Relationships – Build a solid base of contacts and ambassadors by fostering fruitful, information-sharing relationships, and never request help finding a job in your initial communication. 



with William Arruda
Top Ten Social Media Musts
With 79% of hiring managers looking to the web for candidates, it’s imperative to take advantage of social media.… more>>
 

by Darrell Gurney
10 Executive Keys to Make Connections That Open Doors
It’s important to think differently in order to get doors to open for you along your career path.  Darrell Gurney, a Recruiter and Career Advisor who specializes in Networking, has made his own career encourages you to build your career through connections and relationships, focusing on who you know, not what you know. He also advocates working to get in the back door of a company, as everyone else is trying to get in through the front.… more>>
 

With Joshua Waldman
Companies Are All a Twitter, and You Should Be Too
Afraid to Tweet?  Don’t be. Learn why Twitter is social media guru and author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies Joshua Waldman’s… more>>
 

With Joshua Waldman
Facebook for Job Seekers:  Set Your Status Update to Happily Employed
We primarily know about and use Facebook to connect socially. But social media guru and author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies Joshua Waldman… more>>
 

with Nathan Perez
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting<br />Video 1: Overview

Networking isn't as tough as you think. In this video, Executive Career Job Search Coach and the author of 20 Minute Networking Meeting, Nathan Perez, summarizes the basics of the “Networking” meeting covering:

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with Nathan Perez
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting<br />Video 2: The Five-Step Structure

In this video Nathan Perez walks you through the five simple steps that make up proper job search networking meeting. Nathan Perez also demonstrates the 20 minute networking meeting process with examples.

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with Nathan Perez
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting<br />Video 3: Sample Meeting
In the two previous videos in the series, Nathan Perez talked about:
  1. The importance of networking
  2. The steps of a successful networking meeting.
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