As a stereotypical introvert, the whole networking thing gave me anxiety to the point of paralysis. My paradigm shift came one early morning at Starbucks…during a conversation with Mike about networking. He helped me to see how networking is more than a bunch of people in a room small talking and trying to market themselves. It’s about establishing relationships with
Networking is not fun or easy, but following his simple strategies made it easier and got results. I would highly recommend his workshop to job seekers and also to people who want to reap the benefits of having a robust network.
I met Michael upon a colleague’s recommendation when I was looking for effective ways to network within the life science community. I previously tried to network on my own based on advice from the internet with little success. My networking strategy sessions with Michael were invaluable and extremely informative. He provided me with targeted approaches to networking with other professional/potential
Our networking strategy conversation provided me a lot of good ideas on Networking. As opposed to randomly contacting different acquaintances from the past, your Networking methodology consisted of a step-by-step plan to assist in the job search. This ‘laser’ focus was a lot more effective than the traditional ‘shotgun’ approach more commonly deployed. I believe that using your recommendations assisted me in both
After graduation, I struggled to find a job. I applied to every position under the sun and had zero luck. During a NC Biotech open networking event, Mike introduced himself to me. I think Mike could tell I was a fish out of water. After a great conversation, we made plans to follow up. During our next conversation at his
Michael does a great job of walking you through strategies for navigating whatever challenges you are having with networking. The information he shares comes from his own experiences, making it personal and accessible. Whether you are just beginning to attend professional events or looking to take your established networking skills to the next level, Michael’s workshop will provide you with
Who needs networking? My skills will speak on my behalf…” I could not be more wrong! The strategic interactions I had with Mike made me realize that networking is pivotal not only for job search but also to create, and actively contribute to your professional community. I strongly endorse Mike’s workshop. You will have concrete insights on how to comfortably
New to the area and in need of work, I met Mike at a time when I had done very little networking before and had plenty of reasons to get started. As an introvert, I was much more nervous than eager at the thought of “working the room.” Mike offered me confidence in the form of a clear plan with
We’ve all heard that networking is the life blood of career advancement and job search. But how does one do it effectively and efficiently? It can be overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be! As a relatively new NC resident and in job search, I have found the Life Science Networking seminar to provide strategic and practical tools to help
I have been to many networking events that Mike Davies has been a part of and have found these events very helpful in building connections. Mike Davies is very informative and has a strong networking talent. He is very personable and very knowledgeable. I’m glad I got to build a connection with him and listen to his ideas.