Category Archives for "Business Networking"

Sep 07

30 Career Management Tips — Provide Personal Communication

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

This month, I’m providing a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities. Today’s tip: Provide personal communication. There’s e-mail, instant messenger, Twitter, Blackberry’s, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and snail mail. What do they all have in common? Not talking with the person on the other end of […]

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Aug 07

Network or Die

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

One of the areas that I’ve been paying a decent amount of attention to in the blogosphere is the “rise of the millennials”, the Gen Y generation now coming into the workforce as children of baby boomers. Over at Employee Evolution, Ryan wrote an interesting review of Recruit or Die, a book about what recruiters […]

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Aug 03

Unconventional Networking Tips

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

When you think of networking, what do you think you should be doing? Many think of handing out business cards, meeting and greeting others, or doing a convention thing. But, really, networking is all about helping people by doing something for them yourself or putting them in touch with someone who can help them. Jason […]

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Jul 10

Networking for Shy People

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

What do you think of doing networking? If you’re like me, it was hard. Hard, because even though I can be in “entertainment” mode, I’m actually a pretty shy guy and the thought of just going out and networking just doesn’t appeal to me. But, some things have helped over time. First, learning that “networking” […]

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Jun 14

Where are you today?

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

You are what your e-mail says you are. You Twitter with your friends after instant messaging with your co-workers. You Tube your way through MySpace after checking out the latest stuff with your other friends over in Second Life. But, do you talk with others very much? You know, like face-to-face or on the phone? […]

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Jun 05

Career Management has Changed

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

Being on vacation gives one time to reflect on your chosen subject — in my case, career management for Cubicle Warriors. Reviewing my current writing on career management on this blog, it is clear that things about career management have changed over the years. Reflecting back, it used to be when I started out in […]

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Jan 02

Cubicle Warrior – Networking

By Scot Herrick | Business Networking

Who do you know? Probably quite a few more people than you think. In a work environment where companies ruthlessly downsize to minimize costs, constantly move people to positions so organizational charts line up regardless of skills, and talk about people development but often don’t, your ability to network will make a critical difference in […]

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