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Networking

A Presentation By:
James Gregory, Xingtian Long , Yash Patel, Hongtao Peng,
Jiarui Fan and Geoffrey Doiron

Jimmy Gregory

A LITTLE ABOUT US
Yashkumar Shantilal Patel

Hongtao Peng

Xingtian Long

Geoffrey Doiron
Jiarui Fan

Todays Agenda
What is Networking Face to Face
Direct vs Indirect Networking
Discuss other forms of Networking
Expanding your Network
Tips for improving your network
Short Video on Meeting new people
Elevator speech and example

What is Networking Face-to-Face


Human communication
Build trust
Body Language
What makes you Different

Welcome to Face-to-Face Networking


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Two forms of Face-to-Face networking

Direct

Indirect

Both pave paths to plenty of pleasant opportunities!

Indirect Face-to-Face Networking

Easy to accomplish

Requires excellent social skills

William Doiron

Direct Face-to-Face Networking

More difficult to accomplish

Requires excellent social skills

Requires time and, occasionally, extra effort

Ian Ball

What are these social skills you speak


of?

The way you walk, the way you talk, the way you speak, the way you
breathe, the way you stand, the way you sit, the way you yawn, the way you
chew, the way you converse with others, the way you take criticism, the way
you this and the way you that

Dont fret!

Comparing Networks

How many Different forms of Networking can you think of?


Face to Face
Online
Social

Online Networking Vs Face to Face

WilKins, N. (2014, March 4)

Where do I Grow my Network?

Neighbours

Family and friends

Classmates and Teachers

Co-workers

Clubs

Volunteer activities

Seminars

Events

Job Fair

Maybe even on your commute here

What do you think?

Where should you be Networking

Misner, I. (2011, November 7)

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Tips For Improving Your


Networking Skills

Networking with a Purpose

Smile and be friendly

Seek first to listen then to tell

Take business Cards

Circulate

Follow up

Sloane, P. (2014, July 9)

When you meet somebody new

Treat People like your Equal

Be Confident and Concise

Know What you Want

Make it More about Them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wq83fVumu0

Elevator Speech
Whats in your elevator Speech?
Introduce your full name
Hard and soft skills
What sets you apart from the rest

Conclusion

Be polite
Have a firm handshake
Be interested not interesting
Show your determination
Follow-up with your newly gained contacts

Many doors open on the road of opportunity.

References
Misner, I. (2011, November 7). Organization TypesGraphBNAS-Success. Retrieved March 12, 2016
from http://businessnetworking.com/onlinenetworkslag/organizationtypesgraphbnas-success
Sloane, P. ( 2014, July 9) 6 Tips to improve your Face-to-face Networking. Retrieved March 12,
2016 from http://lifehack.org/articles/work/six-tips-improve-your-face-face-networking.html
WilKins, N. (2014, March 4) Balancing face to face vs online networking. Retrieved March 30,
2016 from http:// iwantmycarreer.com/balancing-face-face-vs-online-networking/