Networking for the New Professional and the Shy But Talented. Zina Haywood Gateway Technical College Michael White University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. What is Networking?. The process of developing and maintaining quality relationships that are mutually beneficial. On-going (non-stop)
Gateway Technical College
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
day care provider, health club, restaurant?
“ . . . A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” (Dale Carnegie)
Usually good listeners
Usually well prepared
A better goal is to make a certain number of QUALITY contacts. Just handing out your card does not mean you have made a connection.
No. Thoughtfully go through your list and send a personal message or make a phone call only to those who may have an appropriate connection.
Only if you have permission of both parties – your contact and his/her friend.
Andrea R. Nierenberg