28Feb

How to make networking a win-win.

It’s likely that when you think of your ideal networking interaction, you picture a scenario at an event where: >> Your nerves have disappeared whilst in conversation with a random stranger >> The discussion is about you, your skills and how totally-awesome you are >> BAM you’re offered a job or a potential opportunity with a connection that […]

24Apr

6 LinkedIn Hacks You Should Know.

OK. So we know LinkedIn is basically one of the best platforms out there to help us increase our personal brand awareness, connect with like-minded professionals AND help us potentially land our dream role (to say the least)!  We’ve put together some of our very best LinkedIn #hacks to help ensure you are using the platform in […]

03Apr

Start to unleash the power of LinkedIn.

LinkedIn. Love it or loath it … for many people, it’s a key part of putting their professional profile out to the world. However, how much or little you use the platform is up to you. You can keep it basic and create a LinkedIn profile and leave it be, or you can choose to […]

21Feb

Are you already connected to your future employer?

Let’s talk about the purpose of networking. As an introvert, I would like to confess that it is one of the most draining things we do in social settings. That’s why I prefer getting to know people in different ways or spending my entire evening talking to one interesting human rather than 10 people I […]

30Oct

What’s the one thing you do to make networking easy?

We know the subject of networking can send shivers down a lot of your spines! And yep – we agree – it can be pretty intimidating! Which is why we went out into the wild, and asked three industry legends “What’s the one thing you do to make networking easy?” Here’s what they had to say. Jess […]

19Oct

Networking Tips: According to YOU.

Networking is a word that conjures up dread for so many people. Chances are, the moment you read that word an image popped into your head of a room full of strangers, many awkward conversations and the excessive exchanging of business cards. And to be honest, if that is what popped into your head with the […]

10Oct

Always be networking.

Networking. It’s a word that conjures up dread for so many people. Chances are the moment you read that word, an image popped into your head of a room full of strangers, many awkward conversations and the excessive exchanging of business cards. And to be honest, if that is what popped into your head with […]

05Oct

Networking: Know Your Why.

This article, aptly called, Networking: Know Your Why, looks at the importance of being prepared to communicate who you are, what you do and WHY you do it.  We know what you’re thinking – “I will have time to prepare for a networking event before I go.” Nope! Actually you can ‘network’ without being in a formal setting/event. […]

03May

How to actually enjoy networking

Being a student, who also happens to be on the executive team of a student society and working as an Event Assistant, I am thrust into networking opportunities all the time. Many people (myself included) get flustered with even the thought of having to network. In fact, I remember when a friend within the committee […]