“Be painfully specific about what you do, for whom you do it and why they like having it done for them. If you’re not specific, people don’t know how to connect with you or how to help you, let alone hire you! Most importantly, remember, as Mike Wien of the Specific Edge Institute says, ‘Specific does not mean exclusive.’”
Networking is crucial for career building. Taking the wrong approach when meeting people can leave a negative impression, or worse — none at all. Read what 11 experts from Forbes Coaches Council say about what they see is key to a good networking pitch, including being concise, connecting emotions, doing research and demonstrating empathy.