In 2016, Linked-in found networking surpassed applying directly for a job by 3 to 1, and 85 percent of critical jobs are filled through networking. Do you know the secret steps to working a room? Is the way you interact with others immediately undermining you – and you don't even know it? Are you sabotaging your success because you don't know how to strategically enter and exit conversations?
This session will share key strategies for making small talk so that people listen, creating a memorable first impression, navigating food, drink and conversation, and many other essential elements to communicating competence and credibility when meeting others.
All assistant superintendents in attendance are invited to network with industry leaders at the EIFG Donor & Grassroots Ambassador Appreciation Reception, from 3-4:30 p.m. immediately following this session Enjoy food and beverage while developing your networking skills and expanding your career connections.
Laura Katen, Author, Speaker, Executive Coach, and President, KATEN CONSULTING, New York