Category Archives: Networking

‘Tis the Season…

With the completion of Thanksgiving weekend, the holiday party season will kick into high gear.  Time for wine and cheese gatherings at the neighbors, a dinner with your spouse’s office, or celebration events with an alumni club/nonprofit/professional group. These gatherings … Continue reading

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Networking Tips from the Godfather II

A month ago, I wrote a piece about networking tips one could take from the movie, The Godfather.  In the piece, I focused on the scene where Marlon Brando’s character, the Godfather, assists the undertaker, who is in need, and … Continue reading

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Networking Tips from The Godfather

In the opening scene of the 1972 classic, The Godfather,  Don Corleone (The Godfather) and Bonasera (the undertaker) engage in a conversation around favors.  Bonasera desires justice to be served on the young men who assaulted his daughter.  After some … Continue reading

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Proactive Prospecting

Many of us will start our career networking efforts once a suitable job is posted at an employer of choice – the idea being if you can find someone who can pass along your resume internally, you stand a better … Continue reading

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It is in Receiving that We Give…

When I speak to groups or individuals about networking, I am often met with questions from my audience centered around the themes of “Why would someone, who does not know me, want to help me?” and “I feel like I … Continue reading

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Account Exec Role

This morning I was working with an individual who is conducting a job search and she told me she was looking for an “Assistant Account Executive” type role in a media communications firm.  For those out there who are not … Continue reading

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Begin With An End In Mind

Today, I was on the phone with an alum and we were speaking about networking.  As we reviewed the basics about reaching out, staying in contact, avoiding focusing only on securing job leads, and other good networking practices – he … Continue reading

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