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Bootcamp for Post-Academic Job Seekers
- Talk to everyone you meet or as many people as possible.
- Ask people you meet for their card
- Write details about the person on the back of it – where you met them, date, topics discussed.
- Make a personal or business card to give to others.
- Follow up with an email or phone call.
- Express your pleasure at meeting them or getting to know them better.
- Set goals to meet a certain number of people within a certain time period.
- Be genuine and authentic.
- Join as many groups as you can that spark your interest.
- Have a clear and concise way of explaining what you do to others.
- Articulate your personal and professional goals to others.
- Follow through quickly and efficiently on referrals you are given.