Attending conferences can be an excellent way to learn new skills and support your professional development, but it's not as easy as just showing up! There's preparation and strategy involved in getting the most out of these events.
So, this week we've gathered some of the best advice from around the web on attending conferences—the right way.
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Going to conferences can be a great opportunity to learn a lot and meet people in your industry. But attending alone can be a frightening undertaking—especially if you’re an introvert. Here are some tips to relax and not just survive the experience, but make it a a great one.
Headed to a work conference? Heed this warning: Not everyone you exchange business cards with should be your new best friend, or even your new best work friend. In fact, there are four creepers you want to avoid at all costs.
TopicsTools & Skills , Networking , Professional Development , Conferences , Communication , Career Advancement , Links We Love , Getting Ahead , Career Advice , Career Advancement Month 2013
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