I’m not a huge fan of the word “networking.” If you genuinely care about getting to know a person, it comes through more effectively than having an ulterior motive. People will always be welcome to an informational conversation, and there are many different types of contacts at business school:
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Ambitious women are joining forces in every major American city, forming dinner groups and networking circles--collaborating to achieve clout and success. Learn from Pamela Ryckman how to build your own Stiletto Network in this webinar.
Do you wish there were more people in your life who could write you a letter of recommendation, put in a good word for you, or introduce you to other important people? Just because you’re young doesn’t mean you don’t know these people already.
So, you’ve conquered the GMAT. Check! Perfected your essays. Check! Submitted the applications and waited anxiously before receiving the incredible news that you’ve been admitted to your number one choice for business school. Congratulations! Now that you’ve celebrated and the excitement has quieted down, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Now what?”
What questions should you ask during your visit?
The MBA school visit can certainly be a nerve-wracking experience.
Use these tips and tricks to walk into your next MBA fair with swag, make solid impressions when you’re there, and walk out with results.
The goal of networking isn’t to meet people, it’s to make sure that the people you meet remember you, says John Daly, professor of communication and management at The University of Texas at Austin
Whether in subtle and informal ways or through company-sponsored networking groups, women are taking it upon themselves to build their own girls’ networks in the hope that, one day, they’ll rival the old boys’ ones.
For business professionals the ability to network effectively is not just a nice thing to be able to do—it’s a crucial skill on which their careers depend. Across industries, approximately 80 percent of job openings are filled through word-of-mouth referrals.…