Mingle Monday

Network with informational interviews

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 3.55.34 PMToday’s Mingle Monday features Josh Lord from the Michigan Dental Association. Josh spoke this past fall at ASDA’s National Leadership Conference. He talked to dental students about how networking can be an instrument to further your career. One of Josh’s recommendations is to go on informational interviews to get in front of the people who can help advance your career. Watch this video for more on informational interviews and how to conduct one.

How to find new places to network

Screen Shot 2013-10-18 at 3.26.53 PMIn this installment of Mingle Monday, Past President Dr. Colleen Greene helps you find “other” venues where networking is a good idea. Whether it’s your own community or a social event, you may have missed some networking opportunities without even realizing it. Watch the video now and checkout more networking tips on ASDA’s YouTube channel.

Networking tip: use alumni networks from your past

Screen Shot 2013-10-18 at 3.23.51 PMIn this installment of Mingle Monday, Past President Dr. Colleen Greene and Editor-in-Chief Katie Sowa share tips for networking within alumni associations. Whether it’s reaching back to high school or your undergrad institution, these networks still hold value for you and your future career. Watch the video now and checkout more networking tips on ASDA’s YouTube channel.

How to start a conversation

Screen Shot 2013-09-20 at 12.06.28 PMYou know that feeling when you’re alone at a networking event? We’ve all been there. Suddenly it seems like everyone in the room is enthralled in conversation except for you. Instead of hanging out by the cheese tray in the corner, strike up a conversation with someone new. Here’s how…

How to shake hands (without the dead fish)

handshake videoShaking hands is something we all have to do, but no one seems to teach the proper way. Watch this short video and you’ll learn how to properly shake hands with someone the next time you’re at a dental meeting, a school interview or a networking event…

When networking, be third at the table

be third at the tableWelcome back to Mingle Monday, a new feature on the blog. Each month we’ll post a video with a networking tip. Watch the videos and try to use what you learn at your next networking event.

Today’s video is about that awkward feeling of being by yourself at a meeting or conference. Immediate Past President Dr. Colleen Greene gives you some tips on who to look for and how to strike up a conversation. Read on for the video…