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1. An essential skill

Networking is an essential skill for successful career progression, this video spells out why.

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2. A competitive world

It’s what you know AND who you know. Academia is a very competitive world, you won’t be on too many short lists if your name isn’t out there.

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3. No PhD in small talk required

Have you heard that career networking is awkward, insincere or terrifying? It doesn’t have to be that way! This video sets the context for an online space where you can reflect on your networking skills.

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4. What does good networking look like?

What do good networkers actually do? Who do you know who is good at networking? This video looks at some of the skills and approaches good networkers use.

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5. What’s in it for me?

What do you stand to gain from networking at conferences? It’s more than just the next job or some theoretical future need, your career depends on it!

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6. Networking at conferences – how to:

The best way to make a lasting impression at a conference is to present your work. But what about the rest of the time? This video has top tips for getting noticed at conferences.

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