Tshua cov txheej xwm

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Networking events are gatherings of professional people. You will meet people at networking events who can help you find a job. Kawm qhov twg los nrhiav cov txheej xwm thiab yuav ua li cas nyob rau ntawm ib cov kev tshwm sim.

Networking events are gatherings of professional people. You will meet people at networking events who can help you find a job. Learn where to find events and what to do at an event.

two men talking- networking events

two men talking- networking events

Yuav ua li cas yog ib tug networking kev tshwm sim?

What is a networking event?

Tshua cov txheej xwm yog kev xwm txheej rau cov neeg uas tab tom nrhiav rau cov hauj lwm thiab cov neeg sib koom ua hauj lwm tswv yim. Muaj cov websites uas qhia koj qhov chaw uas lub txheej xwm yog. Koj yuav xav tias tsawg lub paj hlwb yog koj los xyaum yuav hais li cas, dab tsi coj nrog koj, thiab yuav ua li cas tham mus rau cov neeg ua ntej koj mus. Koj muaj peev xwm kuj network online thiab hauv xov tooj.

Networking events are social events for people who are looking for jobs and people sharing career advice. There are websites that tell you where the events are. You will feel less nervous if you practice what to say, what to bring with you, and how to talk to people before you go. You can also network online and by phone.

Tshua cov txheej xwm yuav muaj xws li kev hais lus, noj hmo, or “happy hours.” Happy hours are gatherings where people talk over drinks and food. Most events are in the afternoon or evening.

Networking events can include speeches, dinners, or “happy hours.” Happy hours are gatherings where people talk over drinks and food. Most events are in the afternoon or evening.

Networking events are usually for professional level jobs, but there are some events for all levels. Piv txwv li, career fairs are events where you may find many employers from one industry or one location. They come together in one space to find employees.

Networking events are usually for professional level jobs, but there are some events for all levels. For example, career fairs are events where you may find many employers from one industry or one location. They come together in one space to find employees.

How to find networking events

How to find networking events

  • Use a networking website – websites including eventbrite.com thiab meetup.com. Koj muaj peev xwm nkag mus rau hauv koj qhov chaw nyob thiab nrhiav dawb thiab pheej yig xaiv nyob rau hauv koj cheeb tsam.
  • Use a networking website – websites including eventbrite.com and meetup.com. You can enter in your address and find free and cheap options in your area.
  • Nrhiav networking txheej xwm zos – you can look for networking events at community centers, pawg ntseeg, mosques, thiab tej tsev sablaj. Yuav kom nrhiav tau ib lub zej zog center los yog qhov chaw ntawm kev teev tiam, koj yuav mus nrhiav hauv Internet rau "lub zej lub zos chaw nyob rau hauv [koj lub zos los sis cov nyob].” Or you can find your local library and ask if they have events.
  • Find networking events locally – you can look for networking events at community centers, churches, mosques, and synagogues. To find a community center or place of worship, you can search online for “community center in [your city or neighborhood].” Or you can find your local library and ask if they have events.

Getting ready for a networking event

Getting ready for a networking event

Tshua yuav tsis hnov ​​tej yam ntuj tso rau koj yog hais tias koj tsis tau ua nws ua ntej. Lub rooj sib tham neeg muaj peev xwm xav tias seeb thaum xub thawj. Nco ntsoov hais tias txhua yam tau txais yooj yim nrog kev xyaum.

Networking may not feel natural to you if you haven’t done it before. Meeting strangers can feel uncomfortable at first. Remember that everything gets easier with practice.

Practice your elevator pitch

Practice your elevator pitch

An elevator pitch is information about yourself to say at a networking event. It is called an elevator pitch because it is short – you should be able to say it all while riding on an elevator! Lub suab muaj xws li koj lub npe, koj profession, thiab yog dab tsi cov hauj lwm uas koj tab tom nrhiav rau. Xyaum koj lub suab li koj nco txog nws txhua lub sij hawm. Ib tug zoo-rov qhia dua suab muab ib tug zoo thawj tswv yim. Ntawm no yog cov piv txwv:

An elevator pitch is information about yourself to say at a networking event. It is called an elevator pitch because it is short – you should be able to say it all while riding on an elevator! The pitch includes your name, your profession, and what jobs you are looking for. Practice your pitch so you remember it all the time. A well-rehearsed pitch gives a great first impression. Here are examples:

"Kuv lub npe yog Juana. Kuv yog ib tug neeg ntiav zov menyuam thiab kuv tau ua hauj lwm rau 5 tsev neeg nyob rau hauv Mexico. I am looking for full or part-time work taking care of children of any age.”

“My name is Juana. I am a nanny and I have worked for 5 families in Mexico. I am looking for full or part-time work taking care of children of any age.”

"Kuv lub npe yog Samir. Kuv yog ib tug accountant nrog 4 xyoo ntawm kev nyob rau hauv peev npe nyob rau hauv Iran. Kuv tab tom nrhiav rau ib tug junior accountant txoj hauj lwm.”

“My name is Samir. I am an accountant with 4 years of experience in investment firms in Iran. I am looking for a junior accountant position.”

Bring your business cards

Bring your business cards

Ua lag ua luam phaib yog me me cards nrog koj lub npe, xov tooj, email thiab profession los yog txoj hauj lwm. Cov hauj lwm yuav ua tau ib tug koj tau tam sim no los yog ib tug uas koj kawm rau. Ua lag ua luam phaib yog heev pab tau nyob rau tom networking txheej xwm. Lawv cia koj pauv koj cov ntaub ntawv sai sai. You can order business cards at office supply stores or online.

Business cards are small cards with your name, phone number, email and profession or job. The job can be one you have now or one you are trained for. Business cards are very useful at networking events. They allow you to exchange your information quickly. You can order business cards at office supply stores or online.

Yuav npaj! Koj yuav tsum muaj ua lag ua luam phaib nrog koj txhua lub sij hawm. Tej zaum koj yuav ntsib ib tug neeg uas yuav pab tau koj los ntawm ib tug phooj ywg los yog nyob rau hauv lub tsev loj.

Be prepared! You should have business cards with you all the time. You may meet someone who can help you through a friend or at the supermarket.

At the networking event

At the networking event

There are things you can do to help you succeed at networking events. There are also things not to do!

There are things you can do to help you succeed at networking events. There are also things not to do!

Tej yam uas yuav ua

Things to do

  • Siv koj lub sij hawm - tsis txhob sim mus ntsib ntau ntau tus neeg. Nws yog zoo dua los tham rau neeg tsawg tsawg thiab ua rau kev sib txuas uas yuav kav.
  • Hais kom ib tug ua lag ua luam daim - tseem nco ntsoov kom muab cov neeg koj daim card.
  • Siv sau ntawv - sau txhua yam uas koj xav kom nco ntsoov nyob rau hauv lub lag luam phaib koj tau txais.
  • ua raws li cov - xa LinkedIn lus los yog emails hais ua tsaug rau koj thiab nyob twj ywm hauv kov.
  • Take your time – do not try to meet too many people. It is better to talk to fewer people and make connections that will last.
  • Ask for a business card – also make sure to give people your card.
  • Take notes – write anything you want to remember on the business cards you get.
  • Follow up – send LinkedIn messages or emails to say thank you and stay in touch.

Tej yam uas tsis kom ua

Things not to do

  • Tsis txhob nug rau favors tam sim ntawd - tos kom txog thaum tus neeg koj tham nrog cov muaj tus haum, los yog nrog lawv tham tom qab cov kev tshwm sim.
  • Tsis txhob tham txog koj tus kheej ntau heev - tsis txhob cuam tshuam rau tus neeg koj tham nrog cov. Hais kom lawv cov lus nug thiab teb cov lus xwb thaum lawv ua.
  • Tsis txhob tham txog kev nom kev tswv kev ntseeg - siab rau sib tham txog hauj lwm thiab kev ua haujlwm
  • Do not ask for favors right away wait until the person you are talking to offers a favor, or talk to them after the event.
  • Do not talk about yourself too much do not interrupt the person you are talking to. Ask them questions and respond only when they are done.
  • Do not talk about politics or religionfocus on talking about jobs and careers

Saib no yees duab rau cov piv txwv ntawm zoo networking cwj pwm tsis zoo

Watch this video for examples of good networking habits

Cov lus nug kom nug thaum networking

Questions to ask when networking

Nws tej zaum yuav nyuaj rau paub yuav hais li cas rau ib tug neeg koj yeej tsis tau ntsib ua ntej. Ntawm no yog ob peb lus nug uas koj muaj peev xwm nug.

It might be hard to know what to say to someone you haven’t met before. Here are a few questions you can ask.

  • "Koj tauj qhov tawn tauj?"
  • "Yuav ua li cas yog koj nyiam ib feem ntawm koj txoj hauj lwm?"
  • "Yuav ua li cas koj puas tau hnov ​​txog qhov kev tshwm sim?"
  • "Ua koj qhia kuv ntxiv txog dab tsi koj ua?"
  • "Koj puas paub txog tej kev cov tuam txhab uas yog ntiav txoj cai tam sim no?"
  • “Where are you from?”
  • “What is your favorite part of your job?”
  • “How did you hear about this event?”
  • “Could you tell me more about what you do?”
  • “Do you know of any companies that are hiring right now?”

Lwm yam kev networking

Other types of networking

Tej zaum koj yuav tsis muaj sij hawm mus rau networking txheej xwm nyob rau hauv tus neeg. Muaj lwm txoj kev los nthuav rau koj kev network. You can join an online network, and you can sing up for an online or phone informational interview.

You may not have time to go to networking events in person. There are other ways to expand your professional network. You can join an online network, and you can sing up for an online or phone informational interview.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

LinkedIn yog ib lub website uas koj muaj peev xwm txuas rau lwm tus neeg nyob rau hauv lub ua hauj lwm. Nws yog hom zoo li Facebook rau kev ua hauj lwm. Koj tham tau nrog cov neeg, nrhiav hauj lwm, thiab rooj vag thiab nyeem cov khoom. Nws yog feem ntau nrov nyob rau hauv lub US tab sis ntau tus neeg nyob ib ncig ntawm lub ntiaj teb no yuav siv nws. The first step is to register for a LinkedIn profile.

LinkedIn is a website where you can connect to other people in the workforce. It is kind of like Facebook for work. You can talk to people, look for jobs, and post and read articles. It is most popular in the US but more people around the world are using it. The first step is to register for a LinkedIn profile.

Qhia kev sib tham

Informational interviews

Ib tug muab lus qhia kev sib tham yog ib tug kev sib tham nrog ib tug neeg uas yog nyob rau hauv ib txoj hauj lwm koj xav kom ua. This conversation can be in person, on the phone, or on a computer video call. The interview should last about 30 feeb. Lub hom phiaj yog mus hnov ​​hais txog lawv cov yaam puab paub thiab tau tswv yim. Lawv puas xav tau ib tug daim ntawv pov thawj? Vim li cas lawv xav tau zoo zoo tshaj lwm leej lwm tus?

An informational interview is a conversation with someone who is in a job you want to do. This conversation can be in person, on the phone, or on a computer video call. The interview should last about 30 minutes. The goal is to hear about their experiences and get advice. Did they need a certificate? Why did their resume look better than others?

You can ask people for an informational interview through LinkedIn. Koj tseem thov tau cov phooj ywg thiab cov acquaintances. nyeem cov top eight questions to ask in an informational interview. Yuav kom paub tseeb tias ua tsaug rau tus neeg uas koj tham mus rau lawv lub sij hawm.

You can ask people for an informational interview through LinkedIn. You can also ask friends and acquaintances. Read the top eight questions to ask in an informational interview. Always make sure to thank the person you talked to for their time.

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