Networking for Introverts or for People Who Don't Like to Network
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
|PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 1.5
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 0.0
meeting slides can be downloaded.
Do you attend networking events or parties and walk away feeling like you
could have been more successful in meeting more people? Do you wait for others
to approach you? Do you feel anxious when you try to start a conversation?
In today’s world networking isn't just for those NOT working. It’s
a powerful personal and professional tool we can all use to leverage relationships.
To build your business or to advance in your career, it's imperative that
you get comfortable with networking. But why just be comfortable when it
can actually be fun??? Walk away from this interactive event knowing:
Abby Kohut, who is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby, is the
President of Staffing Symphony, LLC and author of "Absolutely Abby's 101
Job Search Secrets." In the past 22 years, Abby held corporate recruiting
positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000
people get hired.
- How to explain what you do so people will remember you
- Why being specific when asking for help is important
- How to identify the right networking opportunities for
- What “paying it forward” is all about
- Why networking is actually FUN when you do it correctly
- How to turn your networking magic into long term relationships!
Her website AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the “Top 100
Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute
truth about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you.
AbsolutelyAbby.com was also mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites
for career changers. Abby is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online”
according to Fast Company Magazine and is known as "Ask Abby" on LinkedIn.
Abby has provided job search tips on Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, Monster, Real
Simple, The Ladders, Bloomberg Radio, and Forbes. Recently, CEOWORLD Magazine
rated Abby “One of the Top 25 Women for your Job Search” and Business News
Daily rated @Absolutely_Abby as "One of Top 10 Twitter Accounts Every Jobseeker
Should Follow". Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million
job seekers and is currently driving around the USA on a nationwide tour
to accomplish that goal.
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Career Networking LCI:
Topic: Confidence – Your Secret Weapon.
Confidence is a crucial skill for success in life and one
of the best tools to help you move your career forward.
- Do you wish you could increase your self-confidence?
- Do you feel that your self-limiting beliefs hold you
- Want to turn down or turn off that negative voice in
Linda Trignano, certified corporate recruiter and trainer,
describes what drives self-confidence and how to increase our potential through
communication. Learn the traits of confident people and how you can
use those same traits in your own life to overcome obstacles and challenges
more effectively. Start on this new road with more confidence and achieve
more success in your professional and personal life!
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Meet the Board:
Topic: Meet and Greet
Those who attend the Program at the Main Location are invited
to meet with PMINJ Board members for an informal Q&A session before
dinner! Join the Chapter leaders for a candid conversation about the
Chapter, its services, the profession, and how PMINJ can help support your
growth and success as project management professionals. Hope you'll