Professional networking is a crucial element of a successful job search, especially for tech-savvy Generation Y job seekers. However, many students and recent grads believe that they donâ€™t yet have any valuable contacts to add to their network â€“ one of the many myths we will dispel during this #MWchat.
As lines have increasingly become blurred between the personal and professional, how can young people maintain a professional online presence? How should young people build a network online or approach networking in person? How can job seekers engage their network for assistance in their job search?
I’m going to join Charles Purdy and Heather Huhman on Thursday, September 13 at 6 pm ET for this monthâ€™s #MWchat – Myths, Realities, and Benefits of Networking for Young People! Visit the Monster Facebook page at or follow @MonsterCareers and the #MWChat hashtag on Twitter.
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#MWChat: Myths, Realities, and Benefits of Networking for Young People
Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6-7pm EST
If you need help knowing what to say when you network, and think you can benefit from some actual scripts, samples and examples? Don’t miss the new book I co-authored with Laura Labovich: 100 Conversations for Career Success: Learn to Network, Cold Call and Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job.