Jumpstarting Your Personal and Professional Networks

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations

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About the course

With this abrupt transition to physical and social distancing, it is more important than ever to prioritize human connection to curb the onset of loneliness, focus on our well-being, and manage our careers. Indeed, our social networks boost our health, build resilience, help us bounce back from adversity, determine our productivity, and guide us to new opportunities. Yet, our prospects for networking have been brought to a standstill. In this workshop, we will discuss the perspectives, principles, and practices that can help you and your organization cultivate and maintain the critical relationships that keep us connected. Specifically, participants will learn: (1) the principles of personal and organizational networks, (2) strategies for overcoming barriers to networking, (3) tactics for managing connections in a virtual environment, and (4) how to assemble a personal board of advisors.

Key Takeaways:

  • Applying principles of social network theory and practice
  • Pathways to building high-quality connections
  • Maintaining well-being while social distancing
  • Managing connections in a virtual environment
  • Taking stock of your social capital to reinforce personal and professional goals
  • Aligning your networks with your sense of meaning and purpose

Experts

Jessica Methot

Jessica R. Methot, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University and a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Management at University of Exeter Business School, UK. Dr. Methot conducts research o...

Jumpstarting Your Personal and Professional Networks at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations

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