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Speed Networking: A Quick Way to Expand Your Network
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Networking can be one of the most powerful and productive activities an individual can do to launch and manage their career. Building an interconnected group of relationships with others is at the core of a person’s effectiveness both personally and professionally. In the workplace today, we need to be known to others as well as ensure that others are aware of how we might be a resource for them.
Speed networking is a structured and fast paced networking event allowing participants to interact with others, typically in a series of brief one-on-one information exchanges. Speed networking takes its cue from speed dating, an event where individuals are allowed a short amount of time to meet a number of prospective dates, one at a time, and then choose who they would like to provide their contact information. Where interest is mutual, the contact leads to a date.
Drinks and appetizers will be available and provided by Genesee Brew House!
How to prepare for this event:
- Bring business cards – lots of them
- Bring copies of your resume (if appropriate)
- Come with a lot of energy
- Memorize your 30 second elevator pitch
- Ask yourself, “What value can I provide someone”
The event is for free, but please RSVP here on our Facebook page!