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Effective Networking the Right Way

Amarachi Amaechi
December 04, 2020

Effective Networking the Right Way

Amarachi Amaechi

December 04, 2020


  1. Hello! I am Amarachi Amaechi Front-End developer @ Zedcrest Capital

    Evangelist @womenwhocodelagos You can find me on twitter @AmarachiAmaechi
  2. Talk goals • What is networking • Why is it

    important • Networking the right way • Places to find networks
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  4. Networking is the exchange of information and ideas among people

    with a common profession or special interest, usually in an informal social setting. 6
  5. Importance of networking ⊳ Job opportunities ⊳ Learning opportunities ⊳

    Industry connection ⊳ Access to new clients ⊳ Invites to closed events ⊳ Career advancement 7
  6. Networking the right way • Start networking before you need

    it. • Have a plan. • Forget your personal agenda. • Never dismiss anyone as unimportant. • Figure out how you can be useful. • Follow up and follow through.
  7. Where to find Good network ➢ Meetup ➢ Conference ➢

    Hackathons ➢ Online developers communities ➢ Social media ➢ Forums Check places like Meetup and Eventbrite for events in your area.
  8. “Networking is not about just connecting people. It's about connecting

    people with people, people with ideas, and people with opportunities. ” ― Michele Jennae
  9. Credits Special thanks to all the people who made and

    released these awesome resources for free: ⊳ Presentation template by SlidesCarnival ⊳ Photographs by Unsplash 13