Schools, institutions and universities are safely and slowly opening amid COVID-19. While focusing on new policies, procedures and academic training, students should also pay attention to their networking.
It is really advantageous to have a business card (hard copy or digital) for many reasons. It promotes professionalism, is a branding mechanism and allows others to directly contact you. Use the template above as a guide for creating your next business card.
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The SN Tip of the week is to support women owned businesses. In honor of Women's History Month, make it a point to patronize businesses, associations, causes and communities which acknowledge the advancement of women.
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The SN Tip of the week is to reach out to your alumni association. Do not wait until commencement or homecoming to connect with your alma mater. Reach out to the development office and update your info, register for an event or seek out resources.
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The SN Tip of the week is to find balance. Do not succumb to networking burnout. Instead create and follow a plan and gain support from friends and colleagues. Pace yourself and track your progress as well as look for areas to improve.
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The SN Tip of the week is to revisit your 2020 networking goals. We are 1 month into this new and exciting year. This is an excellent time to re-read our goals and make sure we are making progress. We can even create "sub" goals to assist with achieving success!
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The SN Tip of the week is be consistent. Now that we have embarked on an new year (and new decade), let's create some healthy and productive networking habits. Find 2 or 3 new things to do which can positively influence your objectives and endeavors.
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The Champion Networker (Chi Chi Okezie) is a networking, diversity and inclusion influencer known for infusing culture, history, language, arts and entertainment into her company's training and events.