What has been an even greater help has been the one on one time Mike takes to help each member of his network, of which I have been a beneficiary. He practices what he preaches and his guidance has greatly helped me reintegrate into the networking scene here in the Raleigh Durham area. Mike willingly took time out of his
“The Life Science Networking strategy is a great way to think about how to approach networking, especially for people like me who have trouble asking for favors. It’s much more comfortable and enjoyable to focus on helping others, and makes it much easier to build real relationships that can provide insights about all kinds of aspects of professional life! I
My informative meeting with Mike on networking strategies was very helpful. Not only was Mike able to open up his personal network to me, thereby expanding mine, but he was also able to take the information I gave him about what I was looking for with respect to my career and offer valuable information and advice as I moved forward.
With only my past work experiences being in academic research labs, I found transitioning into an industry job very difficult and the process foreign. My initial attempts at finding a job seemed like I was spinning my wheels and met with little to no feedback, to which I became very frustrated with the whole process. At this point, I started
“Mike’s approach to networking is all about people helping people. It’s a great way to stay positive in your job search, knowing that there’s just as much opportunity for you to help others as there is for others to help you.”
“Mike generously met with me to outline some key, easy steps that made the networking experience much more comfortable. He helped me to understand that networking is a give and take process, and shared how I could strengthen the networking relationships with simple questions and phrases. Mike also acknowledged that networking can be time-consuming, and gave me some tips on