Networking Advice For Beginners
Professional networking is not only about forging mutually beneficial relationships with other people in business; it’s also about sharing your own knowledge and expertise. Since the advent of social media, networking has become much easier; you can connect with like-minded industry professionals across the globe and share trade secrets. So how to start? A great place to begin is here! By joining the College of West Anglia alumni association, you are in the perfect place to start connecting with other business entrepreneurs from a range of background and industries. You can strengthen these connections by also becoming a member of our LinkedIn alumni network. However, it’s important to remember that networking goes beyond digital screens and should also be something that you do in person. Networking events are an incredibly fruitful business resource that can really open doors for you. If you’ve never been to a networking event before, don’t panic as there are hundreds out there and you can easily find one local to you on sites such as Eventbrite. However, we understand that in-person networking can be very daunting, whether it’s you first event or one-hundredth, so we’ve prepared a few networking top tips to give you a little insight into networking etiquette; have fun out there!