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ATD LI Student SIG event: Networking Skills Workshop

  • 06 Nov 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Hofstra University 1000 Fulton Ave, Hempstead, NY 11549
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ATD LI Student SIG Event: 

Networking Skills Workshop

With Sarah Tennyson

Monday, November 6th, 2017

“You must build a professional network”.  Have you lost count of the number of times you have heard that advice?  If you feel like you understand why a professional network is important, but you’re not sure how to do it or you’d like to get over the uncomfortable feelings you have about attending networking events, then this workshop is for you.

Come along and get actively involved in this practical and purposeful session where you will learn:

  • ·         How to break the ice and make those initial introductions
  • ·         How to exit the conversation with style
  • ·         How to make those all-important follow up’s
  • ·         How to make the most of the organic networking opportunities

In this session, you will engage in discussion, self-reflection and interactive workshop exercises that will help you increase your skills and confidence to make networking events a more pleasurable experience and a valuable use of your time and energy.

This event is facilitated by Sarah Tennyson, an organizational psychology practitioner, and co-sponsored by PAOP (PhD, Applied Organizational Psychology) and IOPSA (Industrial/Organizational Psychology Student Association) both at ATD LI affiliated student SIG (Special Interest Group)

With a background in business psychology, Sarah has coached and facilitated workshops with over 10,000 people in 20 different countries.  Her clients range from graduate to C-level across financial services, professional services, technology, corporate and non-profit sectors. 

Sarah holds an MSc Occupational Psychology and a BSc (Hons) Psychology. She is accredited to use a number of psychometric assessments and holds the British Psychological Society Qualified Test User Occupational Ability and Personality certificates.

Sarah has written for the UK’s leading training journal and regularly publishes articles on current hot topics such as accelerating the development of future leaders, building high performing virtual teams, and managing generational differences.  

Prior to founding her own talent development practice, Sarah was Senior Director at Moody’s Analytics where she led a global team of talent development consultants. She co-chaired Moody’s UK women’s network and played an active part in promoting gender diversity within the company. Sarah began her career with ENB Consulting, a UK-based firm providing training for banks worldwide. 

Sarah volunteers for the ATD NYC Chapter as a Board Member and is an active member of SIOP and SHRM.

This is a free event for ATD LI members however registration is limited to 30 ATD LI members. 

The event will take place at Hofstra University in Student Center Plaza Rooms Middle & East


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