What it is and isn't, and How to!
Wednesday, September 19
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
MassHire Metro North Career Center 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, 3rd floor, Rooms A & B, Cambridge MAP
Cost: $70 ($65 + $5 materials fee)
Instructor: Diane Darling
“It’s fall, you have ambitious goals, including landing a job, but you’re busy and have an overflowing to-do list. But you’re busy and you have an overflowing to-do list. Here’s how to achieve those goals and enrich your life. Learn how to network from Boston’s most effective networking teacher. Networking helps you realize your goals by building relationships of mutual benefit. You’ll learn how easy networking can be in this interactive, participatory workshop. You’ll learn how to build your network so you have enthusiastic fans who recommend your services and keep your name on top of their mind when employment or consulting opportunities open. And since networking is reciprocal, you’ll be in a position to help others and pay forward. Networking works!
This workshop will cover:
- What networking really is (and isn’t)
- Ways to differentiate yourself from others in your same space
- How to follow-up (without stalking)
- When to get off your butt and attend an event and when to network online
- Top mistakes and how to avoid them
BONUS: Early arrivals will get an opportunity to get a review of your LinkedIn profile.
Diane Darling is known as a pioneer in the field of social networking. Her LinkedIn member number is 16,418 (out of 400 million). She provides multiple ways to help you gain the networking skills you need and the strategy to implement them. In order to overcome her fear of public speaking, Diane took standup comedy. At the age of six, her family moved to Asia and thus began her interest in diverse cultures, languages, and food. To date she has been to 60 countries. McGraw-Hill has published her books in nine languages! Organizations such as MD Anderson Cancer Center, 20th Century Fox, Fidelity Investments, Cisco, and even MIT Charm School have hired Diane. Her programs are informative, inspirational, and witty.