Any advice on networking for the first time at an event?
My older sister has been always lecturing me how important it is to network and that it can be very helpful. I think that is one reason why she got the position as a Vice President in her dept. at PNC Bank. Anyways, I joined a young professional club and they host events. Events sometimes include beer crawls, volleyball, baseball games, restaurants, and coffee shops.
I’m going to my first networking event tomorrow at 6pm at a grille. It’s a casual restaurant in a kind of trendy place. I’m not sure if I should dress business professional/casual? It’s kind of odd for me to just go in a place where I do not know anyone. Am I supposed to talk about personal stuff or immediately talk about work life and work goals?
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