Int'l SIG: Mastering Influence Networking



  • Move your networking skills to the next level by learning the strategy of influence networking.



    Patti Wilson - The Career Company


    Presentation Overview

    Mastering Influence Networking

    Nowadays everyone is frantically developing, using and wearing out their lists of contacts trying to open doors to new jobs or new business opportunities. Most of us have become fairly competent in making contacts by attending functions and joining online groups to build networking connections. However, business and job opportunities are difficult to come by in a tough economy. Move your networking skills to the next level by learning the strategy of influence networking. This technique can be applied to growing a business, searching for a new position or making a career transition. You will be able to leverage you networking farther, faster with better results.


    About the Presenter

    Patti Wilson

    Patti Wilson With a Masters Degree in Career Development, Patti Wilson has helped literally thousands of Bay Area professionals choose the prefect career, find the right job and thrive in any workplace. She has an inspiring, direct and humorous delivery style that engages as well as motivates people to action. Patti's forte is the high technology industry, having been an Employment Manager at Sun Microsystems as well as a recruiter at Apple and AMD. Recently, Patti has been featured on PBS Radio's

    California Report, NPR's Marketplace, KPIX, KRON TV, Fortune and Forbes Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News and CBS Network's Early Edition.

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    Event Logistics


    Silicon Valley World Internet Center

    700 Welch Road, Suite 250

    Stanford Barn (2nd floor)

    Palo Alto, CA


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments

    7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions

    7:15-8:30pm program

    8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions



    $15 for non-SDForum Members

    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID

    No registration required

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