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12 Tips to Network Like a Boss

Molly Borchers | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Molly Borchers

When I moved to a new city, networking helped me meet new friends. Today, networking and relationship building is more important for me than ever, whether I'm trying to find new client leads or place stories in the media for my clients.

Why Networking Should Be Your Top Priority

Holly Rust | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Holly Rust

Networking is by far the highest return on investment for your business. Networking is not only fun, but also essential for building your brand.

Why I Want to Have Coffee With You

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.16.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

It's funny, but the best part of my day seems to be when I have a drink, meal or any physical interaction with other people. Including those I barely know.

11 Quick Ways to Make a Lasting Impression in the Business World

Danny Rubin | Posted 04.16.2015 | College
Danny Rubin

Whether you apply for a job that's full-time, part-time or temporary, small details leave a big impression. Here are 11 more small ways to make your mark in the business world.

5 Reasons Teenagers Should Join FIRST Robotics

Natalie Kalin | Posted 04.16.2015 | Teen
Natalie Kalin

More than just the networking, though, the friends and students I have met in my FIRST robotics experience have been some of the greatest people I have ever met.

Get to Know the Custodians

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports
The University of Central Florida Forum

In 1996, I was fresh out of college living in Bay City, Michigan, and about to begin my first year as a paid volleyball coach. I began the process of asking experienced coaches for advice on how to approach my new endeavor.

Top Networking Dos & Don'ts

Catriona Pollard | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

It's a great marketing tool for businesses with a tight budget. Networking events give you direct access to a room full of influential people in your industry.

Improve Your Speaking and Generate More Business

Michael Goldberg | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

I just attended a TEDx rehearsal where all the speakers (some were students, others academics) got a chance to do a practice run. As I observed their presentations, a few best practices came to mind that could help you generate more business.

It All Started With a Feather; a Networking Success Story

Michele Lawson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Michele Lawson

Networking doesn't have to be filled with horror stories. Sure, not everyone is open and welcoming. You will be met with resistance from time to time and that is just the nature of the beast.

Networking 101

Jasmine Brett Stringer | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Jasmine Brett Stringer

Networking is probably one of the most overused words and activities in today's society but despite being over used it is the most effective way to establish and build meaningful relationships that can be beneficial both personally and professionally.

The Secret to Making Friends in a New City

Jessica Biber | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Jessica Biber

If you've landed yourself in a brand new city without a single friend to accompany you, never fear. Here are seven tried-and-true ways to make friends in a new city, which I've gathered from casting my own roots in New York City, Los Angeles and Seattle.

The Datelob

Jamie Silverman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Style
Jamie Silverman

In advertising, there's something called an ADLOB. It stands for "Ad Like Object" and it's called for when we need to present something to a client that's a simulacrum of an ad without being a full on ad itself. In dating, I've discovered the need for -- and therefore invented -- a similar term, a Datelob.

Ask the Twitterverse: Twitter Chats Rule the Internet

Alex Lyman | Posted 03.19.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

Social media started as an innovative way to connect digitally with your family and friends and keep them updated on your more important life happenin...

14 'Soft' Skills to Master in Your 20s

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.18.2015 | College
Danny Rubin

It seems hard to believe, given how much weight we place on the all-important question of "Where did you go to school?" But as online courses become more legitimate and trustworthy, employers might not care where we gain the skills -- only that we have them.

The Case For Connection

Tamara Romeo | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business
Tamara Romeo

Social media, in all of it's various forms, provides ways to build relationships with people in your extended network. For those of us who have businesses of our own, it's also a way to build your brand, communicate your purpose, showcase your unique differences, and sometimes, Lord forbid, even have a little fun.

10 Ways to Rock a Conference

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.13.2015 | Small Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Whether you are going to a trade show, festival or business conference you have to be prepared. You are already spending time, money and energy to get to your event. Let me teach you some tricks of the trade.

The Ten Commandments of Networking Emails

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.11.2015 | College
Danny Rubin

If you're like me, you have a personal email address and a professional one. And you're careful to not mix the two. Simple enough, right? Apparently...

New Networks Are Cracking Open Career Opportunities

Jessica Pliska | Posted 03.09.2015 | New York
Jessica Pliska

Personal connections begun in members-only clubs will continue to benefit the careers of members, only. But new organizations that are redefining networks have created an entirely different model--open communities rather than private clubs.

Attitude and Effort

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.09.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

When it comes to losing celebrities, especially the younger ones, I find it difficult watching any of the shows, broadcasts, or movies they were in. Strange but true.

How to Network Your Way to the Corner Office Within Your Own Company

John Corcoran | Posted 03.03.2015 | Business
John Corcoran

By seizing any opportunity you can to work with people in your company in areas that you are interested in; you are essentially laying the groundwork for you to gain more access to this area of your company in the future.

Why You Should Leave Home and Experience an Internship in a New Country

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Allowing for both personal and professional growth is right outside of your bubble. Make connections, immerse yourself in the culture, and find success. Once you step outside of your comfort zone, you'll grow more than you ever thought possible.

How to Be an Effective Communicator in 5 Easy Steps

Lauren Goldstein | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Lauren Goldstein

People can sense the disingenuous person miles away. We have that "gut" feeling which, while we cannot explain it, can sway us one way or another. It does not matter what business you are in, the number one way to be an effective communicator and build lasting relationships is to be genuine.

The "New" Rules of Networking - Final Round

Michael Goldberg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

If your goal is to grow your business by networking, you need to know the rules to get the most out of every cocktail party, conference, convention, trade show, product show or networking connection.

7 Tips for Networking Your Way to Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.27.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

This is blog post was written by a friend of the Intern Queen Network, Ariel Kendall, a 2011 graduate of the University of St. Thomas. Before embar...

Why Quality Over Quantity Is The Key To Productive Networking

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business

When it comes to networking, the genuine connections you make matter far more than the stack of business cards you collect. Erica Dhawan, the co-autho...