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On Demand

Why Should I Network When I Already Have a Job?

Total Credits: 0.1 CEUs

1 hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 01, 2022


Networking has a bad rap, and many faculty miss vital professional growth and mentoring opportunities as a result. During this webinar, the presenter shares a more accurate and beneficial view of networking, shows why faculty and staff should engage in networking opportunities, and briefly explains approaches and tools to foster connections. Participants leave with a practical plan for making connections while benefiting themselves and others. The presenter discusses techniques for fostering genuine conversations in any setting that will be satisfying to you as well as to the people with whom you interact. He also details how faculty, administrators, and staff can use LinkedIn as their primary professional networking channel.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Reduce or eliminate your reluctance to approach colleagues that you do not already know.
  2. Identify the most effective attitudes and approaches to networking for academics.
  3. Set up or improve a professional LinkedIn profile that will foster connections with other professionals.
  4. Identify mutually profitable connections.

Learners will have the option to earn a certificate of attendance or a certificate with CEUs upon completion of the webinar. To earn a certificate with CEUs, the learner must successfully pass the learning assessment with a score of 80% or higher. All learners must complete the webinar evaluation to earn credentials. 

The duration of this webinar is one hour, which equates to 0.1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).