Networking 101: Get Connected ... Stay Connected

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This presentation will provide tips and techniques for all the introverts, over-whelmed and under-connected people that are hesitant to meet people.

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p> Course #: PD 251</p> <p> Title: Networking 101: Get ConnectedStay Connected</p> <p>Scheduled For: Monday, Round 5, 12:45-1:45 pm</p> <p> Presented By: William L. Ware, CMDSM Neotek Consulting James P. Mullan, CMDSM Oce Business Services</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Networking 101 1. What is networking? 2. Who can network? 3. Why network? 4. Where do you network? 5. When do you network? 6. How do you network?*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>What is networking?Networking is the art of building and maintaining connections for shared positive outcomes.Real networking is connecting.Connect to become joined; to have or establish a rapport.*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>What is a network?Usually, an informally connected group or association of persons.These associations can be personal relationships with friends, family, and others you meet in an informal gathering.They can be business relationships you develop with vendors, customers, supervisors, subordinates, co-workers, peers, and competitors you encounter during the course of your career.*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Who can network?Anyone can network.Networking is something that anyone and everyone can learn.Networking is something that anyone and everyone should learn.*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Who can network?</p> <p>Inner directedThink to talkEnergize aloneEnjoy few stimuliNeed concentrationFocus on thoughts and ideasPrefer one-on-one discussionValue privacy*IntrovertsExtrovertsOuter directedTalk to thinkEnergize with othersEnjoy simultaneous stimuliNeed diversionsFocus on people and eventsPrefer group discussionsValue public sharing</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Why network?achieve your potential.</p> <p>Sell a product or serviceWrite a bookSeal a dealImprove collaborationBuild a reputationAchieve your dreamGrow a businessEtc., etc.*Networking allows you to</p> <p>Find a new jobAchieve a promotionMake a new professional contactMake a new personal contactImprove the worldExpand your influence</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p> Where do you network?WorkConferences and trade showsTraining sessionsCareer and job fairsSocial situationsOnline - the InternetEverywhere!*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p> When do you network?All the time With anyone and everyoneAnywhere and everywhere</p> <p>A B C Always Be Connecting*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p> How do you network?Positive attitudeVisual contactSeek common groundBe interested, not interestingBe politeFollow-up*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p> How do you network using the Internet?AdvantagesDisadvantagesDiscussion BoardsSocial Networking sitesLinkedIn, facebook, twitter, Mailing ListsNetworking Netiquette*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Techniques To Build and Expand Your Career Network 1. Ask members of your current network for referrals. 2. Join professional or trade organizations. 3. Attend professional or trade meetings, shows, etc. 4. Volunteer 5. Attend networking events*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Techniques To Build and Expand Your Career Network </p> <p> 6. Contact former professors, college alumni association, and career services office. 7. Join or ramp up your activities on social and professional networking sites. 8. Join or start a job club. 9. Conduct informational interviews.10. Contact former co-workers, vendors, customers, clients, and peers.</p> <p>*</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Networking 101 Questions ?*William L. Ware --- James P. MullanComments ?</p> <p>Thank You</p> <p>MAILCOM 2012 - Washington, DC. - April 15-18</p> <p>Contact InformationWilliam L. Ware, CMDSMConsultant / Project ManagerNeotek Consulting106 Union AvenuePassaic, NJ 07055973-773-1817billware@prismnet.com</p> <p> *James P. Mullan, CMDSMNational Operations ManagerOce Business Services, Inc.Chubb &amp; Son15 Mountain View RoadWarren, NJ 07059908-903-2869 office201-779-9355 cell908-903-2027 faxjmullan@chubb.com</p> <p>***</p>