Posts Tagged:networking

A Quick Guide to Getting Comfortable at a Networking Event

Networking comes up quite a bit on this blog, because quite honestly, it’s a harrowing situation — especially if you are a junior or unseasoned PR professional. When your agency foots the bill for you to go to a professional mixer or meetup, they have an unreasonable expectation that you’ll actually talk to another human…

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Networking is Still King

We’re a pretty adaptive species. Just 32 years ago, our primary mode of communication was still the landline telephone. Now, we’re barely making phone calls. Texting during work meetings is a norm. K-12 school systems that once prohibited gum chewing now allow cell phone use among their students. With so many ways to connect with…

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Networking Doesn’t End When an Event Does

You went into a networking event and you killed it! You shook hands, had conversations with ten different people and have a handful of new business cards to show for it. But chances are all of those people you just met won’t remember your name after a day or two. They were all trying to…

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Future PR Pros: Here Are Tips for Networking in College

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the New England Regional PRSSA Conference, PR Advanced, at Boston University. As a proud BU alumni, I try and make it to the Conference each year. I remember what life was like as a student trying to break into the PR world, and I’ll never forget those…

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