The 20-minute Networking Meeting Professional Edition - Paperback

The 20-minute Networking Meeting Professional Edition

Perez, Nathan & Marcia Ballinger

*WINNER - International Book Award - Career category!
*WINNER - National Indie Excellence Award - Career category!
*FINALIST - Foreword INDIES Book of the Year!
*FINALIST - USA Best Book Award - Career category!
*SILVER - Axiom Business Book Award - Career category!

Welcome to The 20-Minute Networking Meeting!Whether your meetings are virtual or in person, this book will successfully serve any job-seeker from any background—field sales to customer service; doctor to bartender; teacher to derrickman; legal aid to construction; retail to management. All you need is desire; the rest is in this book!

Built using the acclaimed The 20-Minute Networking Meeting—Executive Edition networking model lauded by business leaders around the world, the Professional Edition puts you in control of your job-search discussions and, ultimately, your career.

Taking the best elements of the best networkers from a multitude of industries and professions, combined with 40 years of the authors’ own experience, the Professional Edition culminates in a highly productive networking approach from a hiring perspective.

In this book, learn what networking (really) is, and how to:
•Master the 5 most important parts of a networking meeting
•Create a networking agenda
•Construct key questions to lead a discussion
•Expand a professional network with more names
•Break into the “Invisible/Hidden Job Market” (where over 70% of all jobs are obtained)
•Make a networking meeting more effective, efficient, and mutually beneficial
•Execute the above (and much more)— inside of 20 minutes
•Maintain your new network throughout your career!

Chock full of real-world scenarios, short stories, meeting examples, and dozens of tips and observations from hiring authorities and recruiting experts, the Professional Edition is an end-to-end lesson on job-search networking, founded on the premises of gratitude, positivity, and reciprocity. Specifically constructed to clarify and simplify networking for job-search, the Professional Edition was written for even the most introverted networker and is rounded out with a complete set of readiness worksheets that guide the reader through actual networking preparation, with fully written stories that show the entire The 20-Minute Networking Meeting model in action.Also from Career Innovations Press:
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Graduate Edition
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Veterans Edition
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Executive Edition