Networking with a Purpose
Monday, January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Networking has become more challenging and yet exponentially easier at the same time. We hear about networking all the time, but what is it and how do you do it? It is a crucial skill to master whatever profession you are in.
Often people think networking must be a quid quo pro for both parties. Great networkers recognize this isn’t the case. In this session, you will learn that people are willing to network with you once three factors have been met.
Networking extends beyond the mere exchange of business cards. Skilled networkers recognize that relationships need to be cultivated and nurtured over time. Tips will be shared on how to strengthen your network seamlessly.
If your goal is to increase your skills and reduce your anxiety about meeting other people and networking, this event is perfect for you.
During this session, you will:
– Identify where and how to network in today’s world
– Learn why a Level 2 LinkedIn connection is more valuable than a 1st level connection
– Learn how to ask for a networking meeting
– Identify the three critical factors in the networking proposition
– Eliminate your networking jitters
Alex Freund – Bio
Known as “The Landing Expert,” Alex Freund helps his clients land new positions and promotions through effective interviewing. As a former director at Honeywell, Sanofi and Tyco International, Alex has hired hundreds. Currently, Alex is a career coach with expertise in improving interviewing and making clients confident and comfortable in the interviewing process. Alex has helped more than 700 clients ranging from managers to senior executives and CEOs in a multitude of industries. He is well-known via his volunteering in several job-search networking groups where he is a frequent presenter, conducts workshops on interviewing, effective resumes, and LinkedIn in addition to publishing a blog written specifically for job seekers. Alex also teaches a course for people in transition via the Princeton Adult School and publishes The Landing Expert List, a free directory of job-search networking groups via his website at landingexpert.com. Alex is a graduate of Cornell University and speaks five languages.