You’ve probably heard that there are only six degrees of separation between you and anyone else on the planet. When it comes to your career, it’s vital to make connections and mindfully grow a relevant professional network, to keep fresh ideas and opportunities flowing your way. If you enjoy networking and connecting, it can even be fun!
However, not everyone feels confident meeting new people, and others may cringe at the idea of connecting disingenuously and making 'small talk' for professional gain. It doesn't have to be this way! Come along to learn about authentic networking, make genuine connections and never dread a networking event again.This two hour workshop will provide:
- Conversation starters and tips for engaging others
- Tips on making and leaving the right first impression
- Ideas on exchanging details during and after events
About the presenter:
Nicole Graham is the Senior Career Development Consultant and Industry Mentoring Lead at Griffith University and is an active member of several international business councils. Nicole has over twenty years of professional experience in management and training and career development in the entertainment and higher education industries. Her current area of focus is the career development needs of globally mobile higher education students, particularly the need to connect meaningfully with professionals from their industry, in order to build vocational identity and self-efficacy. Nicole believes all graduates need strong professional networks on a global scale in order to be successful in today’s competitive economy.