Aug

15 2019

TBJL The Art of Purpose-Driven Networking

9:30AM - 12:30PM  

TampaBay-Job-Links 1211 N. West Shore Blvd Suite 300
Tampa, FL

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

Experts report that 70% to 85% of jobs are filled through networking contacts and activities. Networking is defined as the cultivation of productive relationships – whether seeking employment, making business connections, or for personal use. Yet, for all its benefits, there are many job seekers who are not comfortable – or who may even avoid – using networking as a job-search tool. This workshop introduces the concept of purpose-driven networking, a way to focus in on your networking goals and to obtain the information and connections you need to uncover the “hidden job market” and to land a job that’s a good fit.

Presented by a TBJL Career Strategist.

Workshop Goals:

  • Develop tools and techniques for effective networking
  • Present yourself to others with confidence and competence
  • Identify and prioritize your networking contacts
  • Acquire tools and strategies to expand your network
  • Develop a networking conversation

 What We Will Cover:

  • The major types of networks
  • Identifying key people who are in your network
  • Prioritizing your contact list
  • Ways to expand your network
  • How to network with the 4 different PeopleMap™ personality types
  • Developing a sample networking conversation
  • Using targeted email to enhance your networking activities

Materials Needed:
Bring business or networking cards (if you have them) and prepare your 30-second commercial.

Workshop Length:
3 hours.  Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.

Cost to Attend:
Free for Full Program Participants and $15 for guests.

Dress:
Business casual.
Out of consideration for other participants, we ask that all candidates refrain from wearing fragrances, perfume, and cologne.

Where:
OUR NEW LOCATION
TampaBay-Job-Links
Jack Roth Center for Career Development
1211 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33607

Registration Required:
Seating is limited to 16 participants. Please register below, or call (813) 344-0200.

Registration and details: https://tbjl.org/program/success-workshop-is-your-network-working/