Category Archives: Networking
If you want to achieve great things in your business or your personal life then make sure you surround yourself with the right people. By being selective about whom you spend time with, you can propel your business and career forward more quickly. You can check out my previous post on the value of saying “No” to people and commitments, so you can focus on the things that matter most to you.
Do you never have enough time in the day? I encounter this problem frequently and recently I have been thinking about a new approach for creating more time in my day. I’ve always listened halfheartedly to people who recommend just saying “No” to low value activities. Recenty, though I’ve been experimenting with being more protective of my time. While I might miss out on some things, the sense of freedom and accomplishment I derive from only focusing on things that matter to me is phenomenal.
My thinking about this is still evolving but Continue reading
We all know that finding a new position is a numbers game. Most new jobs are found through “conversations” with people we know and people we do not know. The primary reason why we hesitate having those conversations is fear of …..(you fill in the blank)…..but fear.
Here’s what my client did to put that fear aside.
He was dragging his feet on calling old friends and colleagues, getting nowhere….”they will just think I am using them.” He also admitted they probably would be glad to hear from him, and he could also Continue reading
It’s no secret that many companies are relying more on their own employees to help them find other team members who fit their culture. A recent, detailed study of one corporation by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York pointed to some of the reasons:
Referred candidates are more likely to end up getting hired–and stick around longer –than other hires.
This is good news if you have a friend at a target employer—but what if you don’t know anyone there? The time to start laying the ground work to get Continue reading
This article was contributed by Ivy Exec’s Senior Resume Writer, Laura Hill.
I attend a lot of business events that include networking. When meeting someone new, one of the first things we ask each other is “what do you do [for a living]?” It’s an easy question, right? Providing a clear, direct answer is SO important to build our personal brand, help us find jobs, and facilitate new business….
And yet I almost never get a good answer to this basic query!
Pat Drew, Career Coach
Networking for Results: Create the Network that Lands That Job
Did You Know?
Late summer can be the best time to land that new position
Networking is one of the most efficient ways to position yourself for a new job
Supercharge your search by attending Networking for Results: Create the Network that Lands That Job
The webinar will cover:
Building Your Networking Strategy
Overcoming Your Barriers to Networking
Rewards and pitfalls of social networking
Eight Tips for Successful Networking
About Pat Drew…
Pat Drew’s areas of expertise include top-level coaching, senior team alignment, and preparing executives and organizations Continue reading
Executive Guest Post…
This post was contributed by KV Dipu, IvyExec Mentor, and a people-centric CXO-level corporate executive in India, with extensive experience in financial services. With several certifications and accolades to his credit (certified lean six sigma black belt, certified ezine articles expert author, and an expert on transformation at selfgrowth.com), he applies his experience to writing and mentoring.
I always keep wondering what “Q” will turn up next — IQ, EQ, MQ, SQ…and so on!