Making connections and building relationships can help you at any stage in your career. These tools will help you build and expand your network.

Getting Started with Networking

This webshop will provide you with an overview of the importance of networking, typical networking scenarios, and essential tips for maximizing your effectiveness in professional networking situations.  Click here to get started.

All About Networking – Don Asher

In his unique and candid way, renowned author Don Asher shares with you the value, benefits and how to’s of networking.  Listen to this presentation and walk away with tangible tips you can put to use TODAY! Click here to get started.

Networking: The Scariest Word or the Most Powerful Tool

Networking is an important part of the job search and career advancement process. Learn tips and pointers to refine your networking skills.  Click here to get started.

Networking: Advice from Alumni

First introductions can be a key point in networking.  Think of it as a sales pitch and the product is YOU!  Learn how you can maximize this to enhance your networking.  Click here to get started.

How to Develop Your 30-Second Commercial

Hear from a panel of alumni from varying class years, academic, and professional backgrounds about how online networking plays a role in their professional lives.  Gain insight into how you can tab into and maximize your networking.  Click here to learn more.

SpeakYou: Tune In to Your Passion, Your Career, and Yourself

Presented by SallyLou Loveman’84, former Audience Producer for the Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago. Her presentation is tailor made for young professionals to help prepare them for their ultimate audience: a company and work environment that fits! Click here to learn more.

Using LinkedIn Effectively

LinkedIn is a professional social-media platform that helps you make connections and professional relationships. Starting with people you know, you can use LinkedIn tools to help you connect with the connections of your connections for mutual benefit such as industry information and job or internship referrals. Read more for helpful tips.

Whether you are only just considering LinkedIn or have already begun to create your profile, this information will be very helpful to learn more about what LinkedIn is and how to use it effectively. LinkedIn is a professional network that helps you make the most of trusted professional relationships. Starting with people you know, you can use LinkedIn tools to help you connect with the connections of your connections for mutual benefit such as industry information and job or internship referrals. New to LinkedIn? Get started here.

Twitter

Twitter? For professional networking? Really! Read this great blog post about how to utilize Twitter to network using social media.
And learn how to utilize the Twitter Chats mentioned in the blog by reading this great article.

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