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Etiquette of networking

Good etiquette requires that you adapt as well as possible to deal with a situation and be respectful to people. Manners and following rules for behavior are important for this.

Proper etiquette begins with first contact. This is because someone will form an impression of you in the first 30 seconds. For the further course of the conversation, this first impression is very important. If you make a good first impression, the call will go more smoothly and will help the other person be more willing to possibly help you. Everything you've given good first impression in less, you will have more you should do your best to let go well the rest of the conversation. It is important to make a good first good impression. You do this by thinking at the beginning of the call at the following: greet all those present at the start of the call. This is done by others to give a hand and shaking it once. Avoid putting too much strength into your handshake, but be firm and make eye contact while shaking hands. When you meet someone, introduce yourself with your first and last name.

Some etiquette you have to think about in networks are:

  • Make sure you radiate quality
  • What you wear of course depends on the event, but always dress appropriately
  • Always leave a response after an invitation to a meeting to let them know if you will attend
  • If you signed up, then go to the meeting. If you can not go, then state that you cannot go
  • Make sure you have enough information to participate in the conversation
  • Make sure you do not have too high expectations of a networking conversation, it may seem forced and it may be that you end up disappointed
  • Be considerate of others and be helpful
  • Think of the other person and hold open the door or help someone with their coat
  • Never gossip about others

Always close the conversation by thanking your interviewer for their time.
Last modified:12 October 2018 09.54 a.m.
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