Archives of Networking

Never underestimate the value of a small vs large network.

When you first hear the term ‘networking’ it tends to come with a lot of expectations, pressure to execute it perfectly and to have a HUGE set of contacts that you can show off. Most people tend to forget that it’s not the quantity of contacts, but the quality of those contacts and your relationship […]

Your network is worth its weight in gold.

View your strongest connections as those who inspire you both personally and professionally. Ideally, these are people who you have also had a genuine interaction with, and with whom you have touched based occasionally with (if not more) since meeting them in real life or connecting with them online.

Classic networking myths busted.

The practice of ‘networking’ is a difficult tool to master. As is wading through the mounds and mounds of information from website, speakers, friends, colleagues and family on how best to do it and what you 100% should not do. To try and help with this influx of advice, we’ve narrowed down 5 classic #networkingmyths […]

5 things that drive me nuts when networking.

There is a lot of etiquette when it comes to networking. Do this, don’t do that … it’s a lot to remember and take in. At the end of the day … it’s important to remember that networking is nothing more than 2 people connecting because they like each other, have mutual interests, might want […]

How to make networking a win-win.

The leap from the very first conversation to a potential opportunity for you, is a slow burn, and it requires you to put in some frickin’ good effort.

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.

Are you already connected to your future employer?

Why is connecting with others so important, and is it a true purpose of networking? Well, despite getting yourself some awesome opportunities, you also get to know the stories of some great people who will no doubt have an impact on your life.

Networking Tips: According to YOU.

At our generationYOU Live Events we love asking you for your best networking tips, so we looked through our archives and picked four of the best to expand on.