Making contact

15 May 2007

We are now in the conference season and there are events virtually every day at the moment.

As we know, the best information and contacts are often made outside the formal sessions; meeting new people, networking and even schmoozing.

But it can be daunting. You stand there with your cup of tea surveying the room, looking for people you know or individuals looking as isolated as you feel.

We all get over it, but what are some of the best ways to "work the room"? How do you get the most from a contact and what is the best way to ditch somebody you wished you hadn't started talking to in the first place?

Swindon, Wiltshire
upto £40K base (+ Paid overtime and corporate benefits)
Honda Manufacturing Ltd
Kew gardens, Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
£37,000 - £42,500 per annum pro rata, depending on skills and experience
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
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