These days, having connections and being able to network with people go far when it comes time to get a job out of college. Infact, most jobs are filled through connections. It pays to network.
But, we do have to wonder, how does one network?
To help students remedy this problem, EMU PRSSA is hosting Terry Bean. Bean is a chief networking officer, attraction hero, author of the Universal Guide to Business Networking, founder of Networked Inc. and Motor City Connect and co-founder of uNetworked. Phew!
Bean will speak to students on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 in SC 304 at 6 p.m. He’ll talk about networking to find the first step on your career path, including:
- Why networking works
- What you need to know before networking
- What to do at a networking event
- How to network effectively online
- What to do after networking
More information about Terry:
Terry’s passion is helping others achieve success for all who matter to them. He is known as many things: a professional speaker, a social media pro, a relationship marketing expert but most importantly he understands the value of true connectedness.
Terry is the founder and driving force behind the fastest growing networking group in both Detroit and Michigan, http://www.MotorCityConnect.com. Networked Inc. began in 2002 and has provided new business opportunities, guidance and inspiration to 1000′s since our inception. In May 2012 Terry and his technology partner launched http://unetworked.com which will become the most disruptive marketing firm there is.
Terry works with numerous community leaders and non-profits to make the Detroit area a better place. In 2009 he received the “Presidential Volunteer Service Award” from President Obama. In 2010 he was honored as a Leader and Innovator through Lawrence Tech University. In March of 2012 he received the Detroit2020 person of the week award from Channel 7 for a campaign known as 313Dlove which is destined to change the energy in Detroit for good and forever.
Terry holds a B.S. in Psychology and a M.A. in Business Communications from Eastern Michigan University. Terry loves The Simpson’s, introspection, sharing and his 9 year old daughter, Drea.