Virtual Networking

Posted by tungstenmg
Last updated 5th April 2021
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  • Most jobs are found through personal connections – 70% of them, to be exact. LinkedIn.
  • Half of the worlds population are interacting on social media. Statista
  • What are the advantages of virtual networking?
    • There is limited travelling time as you can login to a meeting from your home
    • You can attend a larger pool of events that you would could not access before due to the travel distance, starting/finishing times which are now removed
    • Network with others you would not have met before
    • Open up your horizon as you can meet with people all over the UK and the globe!
    • 95% of people agree that better business relationships are built through face-to-face meetings. Tech Jury
    • A larger number of people can dilute your chance to talk to all attendees and make a real connections
    • Can you really make a connection over the internet?
    • You could be tempted to attend to many events and spread yourself to thin and forget to stay connected to those you have already met