Tag: Networking

3 steps to creating the perfect LinkedIn profile


The key to impressing viewers of your profile is to grab their attention with your engaging personal story. Follow these three steps to ensure that your profile reflects who you are and who you want to be.

 #1: Set the stage - Tell a concise but compelling story with your summary and job descriptions.

Your career journey reveals what you care about, stand for and value. Before sharing that with the world, consider the audience you want to reach, what you want them to learn or do, and how you want them to feel.

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How to ask for an introduction on LinkedIn (and get it!)

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Author: Ariella Coombs

Let’s say you’re interested in working for Company Techie but you don’t know anyone who actively works there. However, someone in your network DOES know someone who works there. How can you ask for an introduction without being super annoying? Here are some tips.

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Conversation starters for your next networking event

Starting up a conversation with people you don’t know can be intimidating, but with a little preparation...and some conversation starters in your back pocket...you can approach networking functions with confidence. 

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From Elevator to Appetizers

Value statements are important because they let others know how you differentiate yourself in a unique way. There are a lot of people with experience and with the ‘extra cheese’ but a value statement is what you have above and beyond that. This webinar will introduce a new approach to pitching oneself to others and will focus on techniques to create your own unique value statement so your pitch creates more interest, thus igniting rich conversations.

Key Takeaways:

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Networking & Informational Interviews Toolkit

Approximately 70% of jobs are secured through networking, which makes it the most effective way to find work. But networking can be a challenge--what’s “business casual” or “business formal”? What if you don’t know what to say at networking events? Read this toolkit and learn to put your best foot forward for building relationships and jumpstarting your career. 

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Discover Your Emotional Capital

This interactive workshop will build off of the webinar and go deeper into the 10 Emotional Intelligence Competencies and the role they play as we develop as leaders. Attendees will have the opportunity to complete and receive the RocheMartin Emotional Capital Report (ECR), a personalized leadership assessment tool that provides you with a comprehensive interpretation of your leadership potential based on your EQ.   

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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Techfest Vancouver 2018

Techfest attracts up to 1,000 attendees, more than 300 career opportunities, and up to 15 hiring companies. Hiring company executives pitch a crowd of potential employees on why they’re the best employer in the room.

Sauder students and alumni get 50% off their ticket price. Click the Register link above to purchase tickets or use the promo code "sauder".

Job seeker ticket for those looking to break into the industry or make their next career move: $10 with discount code.

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From Sauder network to social network: engaged alum lands Hootsuite dream job

When Sauder alumnus Jim Atamba attended an event co-hosted by Sauder and Hootsuite, he was hoping to expand his network but ended up changing the course of his career.

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Introducing: the email template that'll get you a meeting with anyone you ask

Trying to reach someone you don't know through email is tough. And if he or she is busy, it can feel impossible. But Aja Frost has been creating and testing email templates to find out how to reach just about anyone. And she found a winner. You literally just have to fill in the blanks.
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Getting the most out of networking

Develop the right attitude; you have to want to make the effort. Smile and enjoy the opportunity to make new contacts!
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