Posts Tagged ‘ networking ’

Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

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October 28, 2018
Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

Tweet Networking effectively is important to succeed in any line of business, yet many people fear putting themselves into uncharted waters and meeting unfamiliar faces. Think back to the last networking event you attended, perhaps it was a conference or new product launch party. Did you look new faces in the eyes as you...
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Four Networking Mistakes to Avoid

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September 4, 2018
Four Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Tweet No matter what industry you’re in, networking is critical to your overall success. Connecting with new people not only enables you to refine your interpersonal communication skills, but also to ultimately expand your professional opportunities. Here are four networking mistakes often made and how to avoid them. 1. Feeling too intimidated to attend...
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time—to Grow Your Network

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December 11, 2017
It’s the Most Wonderful Time—to Grow Your Network

Tweet If you’ve never seen the Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning best musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, I highly recommend it. The hysterical Broadway hit centers on a former window- cleaner’s rise from the mail room to Vice President of Advertising thanks to some quick, key connections he makes on his very...
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Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

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October 31, 2017
Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

Tweet Networking effectively is important to succeed in any line of business, yet many people fear putting themselves into uncharted waters and meeting unfamiliar faces.  Think back to the last networking event you attended, perhaps it was a conference or new product launch party. Did you look new faces in the eyes as you...
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What happens the first time you meet someone?

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October 23, 2017
What happens the first time you meet someone?

Tweet Communicating confidently is important to succeed in any line of business—especially when meeting someone for the first time, yet many are uncomfortable talking to unfamiliar faces. Think back to the last time you introduced yourself, perhaps in a meeting or at a networking event.  Did you look new faces in the eyes as...
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Four Resume Tips to Land the Job Interview

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July 20, 2016
Four Resume Tips to Land the Job Interview

Tweet Last week week, Gallup reported that U.S. job creation held steady at an eight-year high in June. The Job Creation index score remains at its high of +33. The score represents 44% of employees who say that their employer is hiring employees and expanding the size of its workforce. More good news—Gallup also...
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Networking: Dale Carnegie Style

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October 8, 2014
Networking: Dale Carnegie Style

Tweet If you’ve heard one thing in your professional career, more than anything else, it’s probably: Network, Network, Network. But, in fact, people rarely explained what that meant and how to effectively network. Hence the events where a bunch of people are milling around, passing out business cards, seeking their own agendas and trying to...
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Take Advantage of Sports Gathering Networking Opportunities

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October 7, 2013
Take Advantage of Sports Gathering Networking Opportunities

Tweet With the NFL and college football season once again upon us, you may find yourself at a gathering to watch a big game where there will be ample opportunities to network with people if you keep your eye open for opportunities. Networking is an important part of any job. Getting fresh ideas and...
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New Year, new career goals? Get going Birmingham.

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January 3, 2011

Tweet There is something about the start of a new year that leads us to want to make a new start. Whether that means starting with something simple like cleaning out your desk and files, organizing your office, or something more substantial like re-thinking your career goals is up to you. If you plan...
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