Networking online can be easy: All through a screen, you can find potential contacts and express an interest in establishing a professional relationship. However, networking in person can be a little more challenging, especially for new grads who may not have experience pitching their skills or asking for help in their career.
Lucky for you, recent grads, we’ve gathered some of our best advice and articles to help you transition smoothly from collecting your diploma to your first paycheck. What’s more, online printing company MOO wants to help you stand out from the pack, too, with an opportunity to save on their products and a chance to win free business cards. Read on for more information!
Top articles and tips for recent grads:
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But we’re not done! We want to hear your thoughts about networking and are offering you a chance to win 50 free customized business cards and free shipping (a $25 value). To enter to win, answer the following question in our comments section:
“What’s the hardest part of networking and how do you overcome it?”
Is it the “dead fish handshakes” or the risk of being stuck with a “close talker”? Or is it the wilted veggies and stale crackers usually offered at networking events? Whichever part of networking you find especially hard, let us know. You could win 50 free custom business cards from MOO for sharing your gripe.
Entries will close on June 5. Five winners will be chosen at random and given a promo code valid for one use.
Be sure to read the terms and conditions in full.
Entries will be accepted from 12:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, May 22 until 11:59 a.m. CST on Tuesday, June 4. Each email account may only submit one answer for consideration; subsequent entries will not be considered. Spam responses will not be considered. Valid email address required for entry. The winners will be picked at random and notified via email the week of June 10, 2013.