In this episode of Up Next with Gabriella Mirabelli, host Gabriella interviews Point Road Group's Alyssa Gelbard about the power (and mechanics) of networking. Listen below to Alyssa's tips on how to think about networking when you’re not actively looking for a job opportunity, do's and don'ts for networking on LinkedIn and etiquette around making (and […]
How you position yourself for a board seat is different than how you do so for a job search. What’s key for board candidates is showing how you’ve impacted company strategy, performance, shareholder value and governance. Operational oversight is important too, but it shouldn’t be the only focus. Also highlight expertise in board-relevant areas like […]
The hiring process today can feel like flying into a black hole; you aren’t sure what to expect, you can’t see what’s going on and you don’t have a lot of control over the outcome. The waiting part of a high stakes job search can be agonizing for candidates. Fortunately, companies are increasingly embracing transparency. Some utilize […]
Conversations impact business opportunities, such as when introducing yourself at a meeting or when networking. Yet, due to a weak grasp of brand messaging, many people fail to describe their company accurately (or at all) when meeting others who could be great prospects or referral sources. The secret is simply knowing what to say.
Every company knows that timely response to communications is one of the keys to customer satisfaction. Companies often don’t realize that this behavior is important in any relationship, not just keeping customers happy. To develop and maintain both your relationships and bottom line, identify and rectify any situation where employee communications are subpar. At Point […]