Make Your Contacts Count
Networking Know-How for Business and Career Success
Authors: Anne Baber, Lynne Waymon
Pub Date: March 2007
Print Edition: $14.95
Print ISBN: 9780814474020
Page Count: 272
Format: Paper or Softback
Edition: Second Edition
e-Book ISBN: 9780814429761
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The book that makes networking an art, not an accident, now completely
revised and expanded!
The book that makes networking an art, not an accident, now completely revised and expanded!
Make Your Contacts Count is a practical, step-by-step guide for creating, cultivating, and capitalizing on networking relationships and opportunities. Packed with valuable tools, the book offers a field-tested "Hello to Goodbye" system that takes readers from entering a room, to making conversations flow, to following up. Updated from its first edition, the book now includes expanded advice on building social capital at work and in job hunting, as well as new case studies, examples, checklists, and questionnaires. Readers will discover how to:
* draft a networking plan
* cultivate current contacts
* make the most of memberships
* effectively exchange business cards
* avoid the top ten networking turn-offs
* share anecdotes that convey character and competence
* transform their careers with a networking makeover
Job-seekers, career-changers, entrepreneurs, and others will find all the networking help they need to supercharge their careers and boost their bottom lines.
About the Authors
Anne Baber (Lenexa, KS) and Lynne Waymon (Silver Spring, MD) lead Contacts Count, a consulting and training firm for business and career networking. Their previous books include the first edition of Make Your Contacts Count, and How to Fireproof Your Career
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