A relationship can change your life. We have all heard that adage that “It is who you know” but there is more to it than having over 1000 LinkedIn contacts or piles of business cards.
Networking has become a catch-all phrase to mean everything from attending an event with the purpose of making contacts to searching digital directories and social media for new prospects.
This session will look at get to the root of networking by taking a fresh look at what it really means and how to do it more effectively (and even enjoy it more) as a part of the job search and career development process.
Join Cheryl Bonner on Friday, June 7th, 2019 and you will learn how to:
• Be aware of relationship building principles
• Know how to ask questions to build relationships
• Understand when/where/how to use questions to enhance relationships
• Be able to implement new strategies into their networking goals
• Assess their own successes and failures in networking
• Find others to practice with to allow for future success
About The Presenter: Cheryl Clark Bonner, M.Ed., is a career program director and a counselor. She has over 30 years of experience working in various higher education settings including private and public universities and community colleges.
She is currently the Director of Alumni Career Services at Penn State University where she provides services to meet the career/life management needs of alumni and facilitates networking opportunities for alumni and students.
She is a founding member of the Alumni Career Service Network (ACSN), the professional development organization for this relatively new field. As a part of this organization, she has the opportunity to be a part of a team of experts who support the professional development of providers of career services to college alumni including the development of conferences, webinars and other training opportunities.
She is a frequent speaker at conferences and training events on the topics of career, life management, mission and calling. She has developed career and work related courses that have been taught in both the traditional classroom setting and through distance learning.
About The Group: The goal of the Career Networking Group in Montgomery County is to provide a supportive environment where members can obtain ideas, direction, and support and learn skills to improve their job search and career. Come and network with other individuals who are likewise in transition to share best practices about job hunting.
LOCATION: William Jeanes Memorial Library - 4051 Joshua Road; Lafayette Hills, PA 19444
FACILITATOR: George E. Schonewolf, Founder / Organizer / Speaker / Event Host / Career Coach
INVESTMENT: FREE to all in transition/ unemployed. REGISTER: https://www.meetup.com/Career-Networking-Group-in-Montgomery-County-Meetup/events/dwqfsqyzjbkb/ QUESTIONS: Call George at[masked] or email at [masked]