I Love This Book: The 20-Minute Networking Meeting

If you’ve tried networking and haven’t found it very effective, maybe you just haven’t yet learned the right way to do it.

“Most job seekers conduct their networking meetings poorly,” write Nathan A. Perez and Marcia Ballinger, authors of The 20-Minute Networking Meeting.

Here’s the good news: their book will quickly show you how to do it right. The authors outline five simple steps to having a comfortable, meaningful discussion that will glean useful job market intelligence, make a favorable impression, and very likely gain you an “evangelist” – a contact who will be inclined to open doors for you. Read More…