Seminar: Social Media & Professional Networking

Social media has played an integral role in my career, ever since I realized in 2009 that Twitter could be used to connect with colleagues all around the world. Over the last six years I’ve used Twitter, LinkedIn, and even Facebook to build my professional network of over 4,000 individuals. Through this network I’ve found […]

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Maximize Vendor Relationships

No (wo)man is an island, and I don’t know a single higher education professional that doesn’t work with vendors in some capacity. But working with a vendor is so much more than participating in a business transaction. Read on for five ways to maximize vendor relationships. Spoiler alert: I now work for a vendor. Know What You Want […]

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Forced Networking: Thanks To Twitter, It’s Easy!

Tomorrow morning I’ll be attending a chamber of commerce networking event, one of many that I’m signed up for in the next few weeks.  My new job necessitates that I attend them, but I have a confession: I’ve never willingly gone to a “forced networking” event before.  I’ve always attended similar events with friends, or […]

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