Archive for the ‘Networking Advice’ Category

Eye Catching Business Card Design

Your business card is your introduction to other colleagues and industry people when it comes to networking.  You can always go for the simplest of designs and colors, but if you want your business card to grab the attention of people instantly without going over the top, here are some suggestions. Keep it simple Your business card should only have the most basic of information, with plenty of space and legible text.  Overcrowd your card with unnecessary addresses and titles and it will n…

Business Networking for Busy People

Business people tend to dismiss networking as a mere social activity and would focus their whole time managing their business, as well as answering the demands of their professional and personal lives.  However, you could still network to other people without being disrupted from your schedule. Get to meet new people during workEven if you do not go around networking events, your work can be enough to meet new people.  Whenever you encounter a new client or a new supplier, always regard this as …

Networking Tips for Wallflowers

Some people are adept to networking.  They exude confidence as they present during conferences, shake hands with people, and introducing themselves to anyone willing to listen.  However, others are not natural in networking, who can be a bit introverted or have principles that contradict to the concept of networking.  You may find it a bit fake or you think it might mean “using” people.  Nevertheless, networking is an essential tool in business as you get to know more people and learn from them….

Networking Tips for Shy People

Networking can be an important skill to develop. It can help people establish relationships with others. These relationships can be used for various purposes including opening up opportunities that can help you succeed professionally and in other aspects of life. But for shy people, networking can be quite a challenge. Here are some tips for the socially challenged to start building up their own personal networks. Small StepsFor shy people, social gatherings can be quite intimidating and overwhe…

Networking at Social Gatherings

Social gatherings such as parties can be a good way to establish networks. Through networking, you can meet people who might not only become your friends but may also be able to help you professionally and more. And going to parties may give you the opportunity to build up your network. Here are some tips that might help you out. Check Out Who’s AttendingWhen invited to a party, make sure that you try to know who is going to be there. If you find that the party would be attended with people that…