November 2014

Building Networking Strategies for the Technical Professional Seminar

Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Thursday, November 27, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Hot Breakfast
8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Building Networking Strategies for the Technical Prof
Location: Vancouver, BC CANADA
Presenter: Colleen Clarke, Principal – Colleen Clarke & Associates
Credit: 4 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $199.00 + GST = $208.95 until Nov 13, 2014

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $299.00 + GST = $313.95

Non-Member Price: $299.00 + GST = $313.95

Student Member Price: $149.50 + GST = $156.98
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by November 13, 2014 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
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Building Networking Strategies for the Technical Professional Seminar. Engineers and geoscientists rely heavily on the right partners to execute a project. You can't mine a diamond mine alone, build a bridge by yourself or clean up the environment without a strong network of polished professionals in your arsenal. Establishing a database of champions to work along with you project after project takes years of risk taking and experimentation. When they all come together, magic happens.

75-80% of opportunities that come your way in life come through your network, when it is maintained, built and utilized properly. Networking is about building and maintaining relationships, it is not selling; it is telling. Most professionals think they innately know how to make their contacts count. This workshop will ensure that you are presenting yourself in the most professional and effective manner possible and heighten your visibility so as to grow and harvest a strong, dynamic network of people and resources.
You will learn strategies and techniques, scripts and approaches that will make you feel comfortable calling perfect strangers, or individuals you have just met. You will examine ways to increase your visibility inside and outside an organization so people can find you easily. It’s not just who you know, but who knows you!
Networking face to face not your forte? Learn techniques that will build your network without saying a word or even being present. And when you have to attend outside events, the business etiquette tips you will master in this session will have you anxiously awaiting the next function.
The Instructor
Colleen Clarke, PrincipalColleen Clarke & Associates
Colleen Clarke is a highly regarded corporate trainer, career specialist, workplace coach and author in the areas of career management, communication and networking. She has helped over 8,000 people navigate along their career path. Her books on networking and career management have inspired thousands of readers to career success.
Colleen is a weekly career columnist and advisor for Workopolis.com and a monthly workplace advisor for The Globe and Mail’s Nine to Five column. Ask her about her latest stint as a career advisor on an Oprah Network reality television show. She is an oft sought after SME on workplace and networking issues for electronic and print media.  She is the networking guru for BIZTV Network.

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