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5 Important Networking Tips to Bring to the Christmas Party

Now is the perfect time to share some seasonal networking tips.  The weeks leading up to Christmas are filled with work drinks, team lunches, office parties, award ceremonies and exciting events – the festive period is bursting with networking opportunities. Most people however, won’t see it this way, if you’re one of the many people … Continued

Good Networking – Christmas Tips

What is good networking? – Top Networking Tips For Christmas Networking is an art that can be practiced and honed. Read on to find out how to develop more useful connections through good listening and good communication. Networking – Quality not quantity It is very easy to think that networking means knowing as many people … Continued

Making Onboarding & New Recruits Count

  INTRODUCTION There are some critical facts to be aware of and to consider when looking at your onboarding process for new staff. Clerical workers achieve full productivity after eight weeks in a new job. Professionals take just under five months (20 weeks) and executives just over six months (26 weeks), according to research by … Continued

Self Promotion – Making The Unnatural Feeling Go Away?

This week I was training in Geneva, doing a course on Networking skills and how to raise your profile for the important things that you are doing, without being seen to “blow your own trumpet”.  And an Italian lady asked me a question about why this is seen to be so bad and how can … Continued

Networking not Brute-forcing

Reading this article about Networking I was reminded of the importance of the subject to developing an enjoyable and successful career. The first few points on this list are key; the rest is sound common sense. However people don’t tend to realise how important networking can be, mainly because it is, by its very nature, … Continued