Corporate Events To Remember

Career Alley

Hosting an event is not an easy challenge, especially when it is a corporate one. After all, the event hosted reflects the image and reputation […]. Discover Career Opportunities Corporate Planning

2019 209

Making Digital Events Reach Real-Life Heights


Digital events are part and parcel of the modern workforce, but they sometimes suffer from not having the same power as real-life events. It forms the basis of the technology you’re powering your event with, and can be as stripped down or as fully featured as you need.

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Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 ETIQUETTE TIPS FOR WORKPLACE EVENTS appeared first on Ms. Most people can recall basic table manners, but when it comes to office events, decorum is key. After-hours events are often a wonderful way to connect with coworkers and interact with power-players, but they can also be monumentally disastrous without modern manners. Here are a few etiquette tips to enjoy after-hours events and remain professional. When attending a work event, have a goal in mind.

2017 125

From Project Management to Events

Career Shifters

“I wanted to create something that would have an impact on the world.”. Georgie Nightingall was going through the motions in her old career. She knew she had more to offer. So, when an idea she'd tested started growing legs, she decided to go for it. Here's how she navigated imposter syndrome and financial risk to create a business she believes in

2017 169

4 Common Networking Event Fails To Make A Career Girl Blush

Ms. Career Girl

Fortunately, that’s where networking events can be a colossal boon to the career hungry girl. While they can provide a great platform for you to sell yourself to the men and women who will one day help you to fulfill your career goals, these events are often busy and hectic making it all too easy for you to fall afoul of these common networking event fails that could at best send you home blushing or at worse cripple your career advancement prospects….

2018 109

Executive Networking is More Than Just Attending Events

Professional Resume Services

Still, some people make the mistake of thinking simply showing up at networking events is sufficient. You can get a good background of some of the attendees by looking at their LinkedIn profile ahead of time, but even if that’s not an option, consider these tips before your next event. The networking event itself isn’t always the best time to go into specific details, since interruptions can happen at any given moment.

2019 146

Organizing a Speed Dating Event

Ms. Career Girl

The post Organizing a Speed Dating Event appeared first on Ms. That’s the reason why speed dating is such a prominent event this season. While it can be found in a simple google search of your local events, I feel that if you want to really have you and your friends enjoy it, you can host a private speed dating event yourself! Guestlist – A smaller event makes it more manageable, a bigger one gives attendees more chances of a match.

2015 133

Responding in Extreme Events


The shootings at Sandy Hook School are so extreme. December 14 began as a normal workday that was shattered when an armed man forced his way into the locked school building. People had to react in a moment to an … Continue reading →

2012 145

8 Ways to Minimize Legal Risk at Work-related Events

The Undercover Recruiter

Work-related social events are on the rise across most companies and can be a great way to bring all employees together to boost morale and encourage team cohesion. However, whilst you will no doubt want to reward your employees for their hard work and commitment to the business, we have all witnessed compulsory team-building events […]. 8 Ways to Minimize Legal Risk at Work-related Events Undercover Recruiter -.

2020 51

Conflict Between Work Events and Family Events

Careers Done Write

It sounds like you need to be at the corporate event. Dear Deb: I am required to attend an annual corporate golf trip. All of the management team will be there, including many from home office and our top clients from the pharm side of business (my clients). It’s basically a time to really connect on a deeper, more personal level with clients. The only problem is that it’s the same weekend as my wife’s sister’s engagement party.

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From Events to Support Work

Career Shifters

I was working in the events industry as an events manager. I sold, organised and ran a range of different events, such as team-building days and parties. Three main reasons: I wanted to spend more time with my family (working on events meant I was away quite a bit and worked a lot of weekends and evenings); I'd become disillusioned with the events industry; I wanted to do something more meaningful with my life. Basically, I don't miss the events industry at all!

2016 136

Are Networking Events Worth It for Executives?

Professional Resume Services

If you ask various people about the value of networking events, the vast majority will likely say they are very valuable. As an executive, your time is limited, so you don’t have any to waste by going to networking events that don’t provide any value to you. Since some networking events can be hit or miss, it’s best to set aside a certain amount of time each week or month for networking purposes. Ask Colleagues About Certain Events Before Attending.

2017 100

12 Ways Introverts Can Survive Networking Events


Obviously, you don’t want to bring up something out of left field, but if you stick to some basic technology or non-political or non-religious world events, you will have something in your quiver to pull out if the shield of silence envelopes the room. Before a social event begins, set your goals as far as what you want to get out of the event. The post 12 Ways Introverts Can Survive Networking Events appeared first on Networking introverts.

2017 154

Conquer Networking Jitters: How To Shine At Your First Event

Ms. Career Girl

The post Conquer Networking Jitters: How To Shine At Your First Event appeared first on Ms. I knew I had everything I needed, yet I still felt largely unprepared for my first ever professional networking event. I walked into the brewery tasting room where the event was being held, and as the event coordinators were still setting up shop, found my way to the outdoor patio. No business cards for the event?

2015 192

Step by Step Guide to a Successful Conversation at a Networking Event


Walking into a networking event can seem like a scary proposition – all those people standing around, and often not a familiar face in the bunch. The post Step by Step Guide to a Successful Conversation at a Networking Event appeared first on WorkAlpha. Networking Breaking the Ice Conversation Featured Networking Events Networking Tips

2013 138

Good Icebreakers For A Networking Event

Career Realism

After months of saying that you're going to strengthen your professional network, you've finally decided that it's time for the rubber to meet the road and attend a networking event. Getting up and going to a networking event is half the battle. Starting A Conversation At A Networking Event Hopefully, you have done your research prior to the event and have a good idea about who you want to connect with and why you want to connect with them.

2019 61

Work It Daily's Upcoming Events!

Career Realism

Did you know every week Work It Daily has live events you can join? Join Us For Our Free & Premium Events (Updated Regularly!) Free VS. Premium Events Want to know the difference between our free & premium events? Let's compare them: Free Events: These events are free to EVERYONE (WID Members & Non-WID Members. attend these events. Premium Events: These events are exclusive, private events for Work It Daily Members only.

2020 50

Top 3 Ways to Succeed at an Executive Networking Event

Professional Resume Services

Attending a networking event is one thing, but succeeding at it is another. Everyone defines success differently when it comes to networking events. Whatever your reason is, there are things you should and shouldn’t do at these events to give you the best chance to succeed. Here are our top three suggestions to help you succeed at your next networking event. Do your homework on the type of event it is so you don’t appear to be unprepared.

2018 109

How to Break into the Event Management Industry


The field of event management is very vast and vivid. While most people assume that the work is strictly limited to weddings and such events, there is a lot more to it. What is event management? . Event management is focused on creating, managing and developing events that are marginally larger in scale. As an event manager, you would be required to manage an entire team that is part of the event or function. Monitoring the entire event.

2020 100

Five Ways to Break the Ice at Networking Events

Professional Resume Services

An executive bio isn’t the only thing you’ll need to bring to a networking event! Networking events can be intimidating, especially if you are an introvert by nature. Here are five effective ways you can break the ice and make yourself known at executive networking events. You shouldn’t always hang out with the person you know at a networking event, but it can help to break the ice.

2017 136

Five Things You Must Do Before a Networking Event

Careers Done Write

Here are five things that you must do before a networking event. Many networking events will include a list of attendees either in advance of the event or upon arrival. That’s when it is time to visit LinkedIn and make a quick list of who you want to speak with at the event. Some networking events, such as conferences or association mixers, will be sponsored by corporations. Don’t let it happen at a networking event.

2014 176

Three Top Tips for Making Your Mark at an Event

Career Copilot

Three Top Tips for Making Your Mark at an Event. Attending a conference, trade show, or industry event is an expensive and time-consuming proposition, but if you run your stand well you can make a big impact, and will easily recoup your investment, and see returns for a long time to come. How to Manage an Event For Maximum Impact There are two main keys to successful [.] Career Development Your Career conference convention event organisation events marketing promotion

2012 155

18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events

Career Realism

18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events. I think one of the hardest things about networking events is just getting a conversation going with someone – without being awkward about it. Here are some ice breakers: “Man, these networking events can be so crazy. Everyone loves compliments, especially when they are feeling insecure (and many people do feel that way when attending networking events). Talk about something else you have in common – the event itself!

2016 86

Creative Résumé for Event Planners

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb, I am an event planner and have been having a debate with my husband about whether or not it is appropriate to use color and possibly even a few graphics on my résumé He is a financial professional on Wall Street and thinks I should absolutely not use any color or images.

2011 141

A Fabulous Challenge: Pursuing A Career in Event Management

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Fabulous Challenge: Pursuing A Career in Event Management appeared first on Ms. However, setting up a well-organized, high-impact, memorable event is an entirely different ball game. Throughout my career in Marketing and PR, one of the roles that I enjoyed the most was attending and setting up events. Event Management is a fun and fabulous job, but it is also important to understand that the challenges that come with it can be really nerve-racking.

2014 149

Event Invitation: Ladies Demo Day in NYC for Entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

The post Event Invitation: Ladies Demo Day in NYC for Entrepreneurs appeared first on Ms. The post Event Invitation: Ladies Demo Day in NYC for Entrepreneurs appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Here’s an opportunity to “lean in” and build some strong relationships with other business women in NYC next month! Here’s your invite from our new columnist, Arielle Patrick.

Six of the Most Common Errors Made by Networking Event Attendees

Professional Resume Services

Avoid these mistakes to make the most of your next networking event! Therefore, you know the importance of make the most out of networking events as you search for new opportunities. Networking events present people with amazing opportunities to get to know recruiters and learn more about different companies. However, it can be easy to botch a networking event if you make any of these common errors. Not Treating Networking Events as Interviews.

2016 166

Challenge: Attend A Networking Event

Career Realism

Challenge: Attend A Networking Event. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to attend a networking event. In fact, attending a networking event can sound downright terrifying to some people. So, make it a goal to attend a networking event in your area this month. Whether it’s a cocktail party, industry-related event, or a traditional networking event, find an event that will allow you to network with other people. Work It Daily.

2017 56

Where to Find Local Networking Events Offline


Just like there are hidden jobs, there are also hidden events. Industry events are great, but not only for your industry. Events come in all shapes and sizes: trade shows, conferences, unconferences, meetups, seminars, clubs, workshops, association meetings, social events, sports nights, and more. You can usually find upcoming local events in the weekend listings section, or maybe the mid-week listings if there are any. On the on hand, fees cover event expenses.

Why You Must Send a Follow-Up Email After a Networking Event


Networking events can either be a total waste of time or a goldmine of opportunity. If you’re in sales, relevant industry or local networking events may be a great way to start a relationship with potential prospects. The post Why You Must Send a Follow-Up Email After a Networking Event appeared first on Work Productivity Your Job Search email after meeting someone follow up email after networking event

Nothing Says "Sell Your Stocks" More Than Corporate Events That Feature This.

The HR Capitalist

You know you're living in a peak economic cycle when you go to a corporate event, and the entertainment rivals old Rome in the Coliseum. . OC Tanner, by all counts a fine, outstanding recognition firm (trying like everyone else in the game to become a cloud-based technology firm) had an analyst event last September in Snowbird, UT. Post recession, you had a crappy DJ at your company event.

2019 111

12 Things You Think at Your First Networking Event

The Undercover Recruiter

This includes attending events, catching up with people on social media and even creating events or opportunities for yourself to meet new. 12 Things You Think at Your First Networking Event. Graduate Life Skills Networking conversation Events jobs people social Networking is important. We all know that sometimes it is not what you know but who you know, as the famous saying goes. This means you must take every opportunity you can to network.

2015 73

The 2018 #HRTechConf Party, Event & Networking List


Thank you to our HR Tech Party Guide sponsor, TextRecruit. Visit them at Booth 710 at the HR Tech Expo Hall. Show them some love with a tweet or text to tell them thank you for sponsorship! HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE 2018 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE My favorite time of the year is […] Source.

2018 63

Manner Monday: Networking Events and Buffet Behavior


Networking Events and Buffet Behavior for Job Seekers. During a buffet served event, you can go back through the line for ‘seconds’ after everyone has had a chance to go through the first time. It’s ok to enjoy the food – just don’t let it be your main focus at the next networking event! There’s something about food and networking. It makes people feel more comfortable, at ease. And let’s just be honest – some people are there for the free food.

2014 107

8 Ways to Make a Great Impression at a Networking Event

The Undercover Recruiter

Whether you’re looking for a new job, or seeking business opportunities, networking events are a great way to create contacts in the industry. There’s no use in attending an event if all you do is spend your time checking out the array of refreshments on offer, without actually speaking to anyone. 8 Ways to Make a Great Impression at a Networking Event. Career Management Networking Business contact Event good impression

2015 87

5 Ways To Prepare For Your Next Networking Event

Career Realism

5 Ways To Prepare For Your Next Networking Event. How To Prepare For A Networking Event. Here are five things you can do before your next networking event: 1. Know Who Will Be At The Event. If you can’t obtain a list before the event, go a little early and ask the organizer for the information and then identify who you would like to meet. The post 5 Ways To Prepare For Your Next Networking Event appeared first on Work It Daily.

2016 72

How to Decide if a Networking Event is Worth Your Time


With networking events, the more the merrier is generally the case. You can’t go wrong going to a networking event, since you never know who you might meet — and it’s always great practice to refine your pitch and conversational skills. But, the truth is that we only have so much time — and money. […] The post How to Decide if a Networking Event is Worth Your Time appeared first on WorkAlpha. Networking Networking Event

2013 100

The hidden scars of a job loss affect people years after the event

Cube Rules

The post The hidden scars of a job loss affect people years after the event appeared first on Cube Rules. Sometimes, the best thing is to get laid off. It, of course, is tumultuous, chaos, stressful, and oftentimes, maddening. In the long run, however, a layoff can help you define yourself, what you want to do and who you want to work for. But, as John Maynard Keynes noted: “In the long run, we’re all […].

2018 100

Do’s and Don’ts: Appropriate Networking in Personal Events

Ms. Career Girl

The post Do’s and Don’ts: Appropriate Networking in Personal Events appeared first on Ms. If you are an enterprising career girl you will look at all social events, both business and personal, as a great chance to network. If you are an enterprising career girl you will look at events like this as a great chance to network. However there are many things to be remembered to keep your networking level event-appro.

2015 112

Collecting Business Cards at a Networking Event

Position Ignition

What's the best way to get the most out of a networking event? Should you collect as many business cards as you can or should you focus on handing them out? Here are 3 top tips taken from our 135 Networking Career Tips eBook , on what to do and to think about: Networking

2016 100

Networking Event Coming Up? Put Your Best Brand Forward

Career Realism

Networking Event Coming Up? Related: 5 Things You MUST Do During Networking Events. It isn’t enough just to show up at a networking event, however. How do you put your best brand forward at a networking event? Dress at least one step above whatever job you want…even if the event is promoted as a “business casual” event. Just recently, I attended an event where one of the younger attendees honestly looked as though he had wandered in off the street.

2016 79

Men: Guidelines For Dressing For Professional Events

Career Realism

While a lot of men’s professional wear may appear to follow a classic, fairly basic look, finding the right clothing for professional events comes with a whole set of challenges. The good news is that there are some pretty clear guidelines for dressing for various professional events. Here are some clothing rules you should keep in mind for different types of events: Black Tie. If an event is designated as black tie, you should wear a black tuxedo with a black bowtie.

2013 87

5 Things You MUST Do During Networking Events

Career Realism

5 Things You MUST Do During Networking Events. RELATED : 3 Ways To Make The Most Of A Networking Event. 5 Things You MUST Do During Networking Events. Here are five things that you should plan to accomplish at your next networking event. Be the friendly, approachable person that everyone seeks to find at a networking event. Approach the event less like the dreaded sixth-grade dance. View the event as an opportunity to make a potential new friend.

2016 76