Ever wonder why some people seem to always get the dream job, the promotion, or the opportunity to work on the most coveted projects? It's no secret - it comes down to successful networking. On today's episode of the Career Advancement Academy, we're pulling back the curtain on the strategies and techniques that can help you ace your networking calls - turning them into a fruitful experience that advances your career. With tips on how to stay top of mind with timely follow-ups, thoughtful thank-you notes, and genuine interest, you'll find yourself well-equipped to master networking calls - leading you to the career advancement you've been dreaming of. Don't miss out on this invaluable advice!
[1:58] What is networking?
[3:47] The lack of preparation
[5:56] Solution: Research, Prepare, and Practice
[14:59] The Me Syndrome
[16:02] Solution: Active listening
[22:59] Ineffective wrap-up and follow-up
[24:17] Solution: Have a plan of action
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