Holiday parties present a unique time to network. In addition to having fun with people you already know, there are all the new contacts you can network with.
Andrea Coombes recently interviewed Hank Blank of Blank & Associates who offered several good tips about how to handling networking opportunities at holiday parties.
A few of the tips are:
- Don't forget your business cards.
- Don't just socialize with friends.
- Don't just collect contacts: Follow-up.
Her article is Holiday time is networking time, but avoid these mistakes.