Here are the Top 3 of the Most liked, shared and commented posts on the topic of Networking, for the week of January 11th to January 15th,2016.
David Burkus talks about importance of being connected with your colleagues from your previous workplaces. Keeping in touch with ex-colleagues could uncover potential opportunities in the future.
If you are an introvert like me, then I know you are not a fan of networking events. This post by Daniel Bortz is definitely for you (and me). He shares some unique ideas using which introverts will be able to schmooze effectively. And also make the most out of the networking events. For example, I will follow Daniel’s recommendation on checking the attendee list prior to the event ; and then sending them an introduction note. This definitely makes it less nerve-wracking and warms up the conversation.
John Brandon shares some key body language tips that will help you assess the other persons’s intentions. This will be very handy for your next networking event. People often give out signals through their body language. Not everything people want to say will be said verbally. And learning this can make you an effective networker.