Five ways to prepare for the ‘cold meeting’

So you’ve set up a coffee meeting with a cold connection – now what?! Cue the panic! Have no fear, I have some tips on how to prepare.¬†While networking during the job search, each meeting is about two main things:¬†learning from the other person, and telling your story.

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The ‘Cold Call’: How to reach out to someone you don’t know

In one of my recent posts, I introduced the concept of a ‘cold connection’ (brrr). This is someone you do not know, a stranger to you. Some of my readers have asked for tips on how to reach out to these people for the first time. I call this the ‘cold call’. You can, successfully, reach out to these people and ask them for something you want. I believe in you!

However, there are some DOs and DON’Ts of e-mailing cold connections.

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