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The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Graduate Edition: Learn to Network. Get a Job.

The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Graduate Edition: Learn to Network. Get a Job.


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*WINNER - USA Best Book Award - College Guides Category!

Part of the award-winning 20-Minute Networking Meeting series, the Graduate Edition is a simple, step-by-step guide written expressly for job-seeking grads, whether two-year, four-year, trade school, graduate or doctoral level. This includes anyone that has gone back to school, and can be used for any meeting, whether virtual or in person!
Built using the acclaimed The 20-Minute Networking Meeting--Executive Edition networking model lauded by business leaders around the world, the Graduate Edition shows you how to develop the most important career-making skillset in business--networking.
Taking the best elements of the best networkers from a wide array of industries and professions, combined with 40 years of the authors' professional networking experience, the Graduate 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
* Write networking emails to people you don't know
* Expand your 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!

Chockfull of real-world scenarios, short stories, meeting examples, and dozens of tips and observations from students, hiring authorities and recruiting experts, the Graduate 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 even the most introverted networker, the Graduate Edition 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.
Take control of your job-search - and your career!

Also from Career Innovations Press:
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Professional Edition
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Executive Edition
The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Veterans Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692352588
Publisher: Career Innovations Press
Publication date: 12/30/2014
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Nathan A. Perez is Principal at 20-Minute Communications, LLC., a consultancy that helps all experience levels of job-seekers from across the country. He is a national speaker on the topics of networking, résumé deconstruction, and LinkedIn.

As part of his 20-Minute Communications consultancy, Nathan continues to work in executive search in the Research function. Responsible for the first step in the executive recruitment process, Nathan devises the strategies of "where and how to find" qualified candidates for client companies. He has been cited by The Huffington Post as one of the most connected people on LinkedIn world-wide.

Co-author of the critically acclaimed job-search networking book The 20-Minute Networking Meeting, Nathan teaches its 5 principles to students, career coaches and executives. An enthusiastic and hands-on coach, Nathan helps strengthen the presence of his job-searching clients by combining his executive search experience with 20 years in front of television cameras and stage performance. A formally trained actor, Nathan spent 20 years in New York City and Hollywood as a professional performer and writer. He is a member of the Actors Equity Association union (AEA), and a voting union member of The Screen-Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA).

Nathan proudly serves on the Board of Directors at The Playwrights' Center, and as Board Secretary at The Loft Literary Center, the nation's two largest writing institutions dedicated to cultivating creative writers and their work. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two kids. You can get in touch or read more about him at www.20mnm.com.

Marcia Ballinger is co-founder and Principal at Ballinger|Leafblad, a Twin-Cities-based, civic-focused executive search firm. She has been in executive recruiting for over 15 years, and is a frequent speaker on behalf of the industry. She has been an adjunct faculty member in business at Capella University and St. Mary's University, and has a Master of Arts in Speech-Communication from the University of Minnesota. She received her PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University, where she now serves as Board Chair. She was named Industry Leader by the Minneapolis-St Paul Business Journal in 2009 and one of the "(Real) Power 50" by Minnesota Business in 2014.

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