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1 Books for Kids Livres pour enfants Those of you who brought books for kids are eligible for draws for signed copies of Tihtiyas and Jean, tickets for pianist Michael Kaeshammer and all event passes to the Northrop Frye Literary Festival.

2 The book Tihtiyas and Jean written in three languages: in French and English by Nathalie Gagnon and in Pestomuhkati by Donald Soctomah is a winner of the iParenting Media Award. This Program provides a credible and objective method of determining the best products in the children’s media and juvenile products industry, and recognizes those products with their awards.

3 Books for Kids Livres pour enfants All books donated today will go to the pediatric units at the Moncton and Georges Dumont hospitals. Les dons de livres seront donné aux secteurs de pédiatrie de l’Hôpital Georges Dumont et du Moncton Hospital.

4 HRANB ARHNB Master Networkers Share Secrets Les maîtres du réseautage dévoilent leurs secrets Pierre Battah March 15, 2005

5 HRTV Trading Cubicles John L. Seagull HR Superhero – flies in, makes noise, craps on things and leaves HR Fitness- flying off the handle, dragging your feet & jumping to conclusions HRM Miami / HRM New York

6 HRTV HR Idol HR Idle HR Apprentice Documentaries –Employee Retention through Barbed Wire

7 Survey says… “Join our fast paced company” 78% no time to train me “casual work atmosphere” 82% don’t pay enough for me to dress up

8 Survey says… “Competitive Salary” 71% Pay much less than competitor to stay competitive “Problem solving skills are a must” 68% walking into complete chaos

9 “All (of us) are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil rights leader (1929 – 1968)


11 Robertson Surrette Corporate Landscape “Building Great Companies” in Atlantic Canada for over 30 years Recent brand consolidation Recruitment, Career Transition & Human Resource Consulting Services National Partners: Ray & Berndtson & KWA Partners

12 Robertson Surrette Corporate Landscape Passionate, committed team of over 30 professionals Offices in all four Atlantic provinces Customized, relevant HR solutions for clients Excellence in service and integrity is our distinction

13 Secrets 1.Reality Check 2.In Principal 3.Events 4.Tips 5.Speed Networking 6.Take aways & giveaways 1.La force des choses 2.En principe 3.Événements 4.Quoi faire 5.Réseautage express 6.À retenir et à donner

14 “Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” « Que ce soit un clan, une tribu, une famille, un réseau. Peu importe comment vous l’appelez ou qui vous êtes vous n’avez besoin. » -Jane Howard, “Families”

15 In principle… En principe…

16 “ Effective networking is all about ensuring the other person receives value from the interaction. Without an exchange of value, it is a relatively meaningless encounter. ” -Mark Surrette, President Robertson Surrette

17 “A network is not something you build when you need it. You build it now and it’s there when you really need it later.” « Un réseau ressemble à un RÉER, on investi aujourd’hui pour en bénéficier plus tard » -Jacques Pinet, Gestionnaire, Développement du courtage Assomption Vie

18 “You need more than one network, otherwise you are limited to people with a similar view of things, I want to be a part of several diverse networks encompassing people with very different perspectives.” -Nathalie Gagnon, activist & author Tihtiyas and Jean

19 “Networking is rarely a linear thing, its never the first person you talk to.” -Dale Ritchie, President McKenzie College

20 “It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you.” -Gair Maxwell Fundy Performance Group

21 « Ma philosophie de réseautage est d’être rassembleur. J’aime d’aider les gens de mes divers réseaux à faire de nouvelles connaissances…nous en sommes tous gagnants. » - Nathalie Gagnon, activiste & auteur Tihtiyas et Jean

22 The Fine Art of Conversation L’art de converser

23 “There is no such thing as worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.” -James Nathan Miller

24 « Si t’as le choix d’avoir raison ou d’être gentil, sois gentil, tu auras chance d’avoir raison plus tard. » “If you have the choice to be kind or be right, be kind first…you can always be right later.” -Anita Belliveau, VP HRANB, Senior Consultant Robertson Surrette

25 “The secret of success in conversation is to be able to disagree without being disagreeable.”

26 “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” -Dale Carnegie

27 “The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man’s observation, not overturning it.” -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton British politician & writer 1803 - 1873

28 “The art of conversation consists as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.” -Atwell “In conversation avoid the extremes of forwardness and reserve.” John Byrom

29 “Please allow me to introduce myself, I am a genius, I have nothing to sell nor am I working my way through college. Now you are a rabbit and I am going to eat you.” - Wile E. Coyote, Genius “Kill the wabbit…kill the wabbit…!!! - Elmer Fudd, Sportsman

30 “Every St. Patrick’s Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.” -Shane Leslie, Irish Poet

31 “Everyone is wise until he speaks.” -Irish proverb

32 Stand ups, sit downs, rubber chicken and Sunday School

33 “Regardless of the event or who you are talking to, it always leads to something. The key is to work at it all the time. It happens so often that someone I met so long ago remembers, approaches me and one of us is in a position to help the other out… you never know. ” -Anne Basque Executive Assistant to MP Claudette Bradshaw

34 « Cé pas d’la ouère qui rend une parsonne bénaise, c’est d’ saouère qu’a va la ouère » - La Sagouine

35 “Mon truc personnel était d’assister à beaucoup de conférences, des rencontres publiques peu importe le sujet ou l’audience, je finissais toujours par créer des liens intéressants.” -André Lavoie Lavoie Corporation

36 “Nobody goes there any more it’s too crowded.” “It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” “You can observe a lot just by watching.”

37 Sagesse Word to the wise

38 “Be positive! The best networkers I know are generally happy people with a positive view of things; people want to get to know them and include them in their network; when you meet them its always about the fun things first…then they get on with selling, inquiring and probing.” - Bert McWade, VP Social Gaming Atlantic Lottery Corporation

39 “It’s more than just grabbing business cards, it’s about creating lasting relationships, which means nurturing them through regular contact” -Maurice Belliveau, VP Marketing Hudson Design Group

40 “Take the time to sow the seeds, and it does take time, stay in touch with people and in time you will reap the rewards of a healthy network.” - Paula Damone, Branch Manager Kelly’s Services Canada

41 “La chose la plus importante pour bâtir son réseau c’est de s’impliquer dans les organismes communautaires bénévoles. Ça c’est du« win, win, win. »” “The most important thing to build your network is to get involved in volunteer organizations then it’s a win-win-win proposition.” -Steven Boyce Conseiller, Ville de Moncton

42 Three habits of successful networkers 1.Get out there in person 2.Get out there by phone 3.Get out there via email -Kevin Stoddart, VP Sales Robertson Surrette

43 Business Card Do`s Give in order to receive Offer at the right opportunity Receive with respect, pronounce (in order to remember) the name if appropriate Always on hand and in good supply Only write on your own card

44 “Remember to always give your business card with your right hand, because your left hand is considered by many cultures to be unclean or the hand of the devil” - Steve “lefty” Ashton, Director Careers, Aliant

45 “ Hi how ya doing’? Take my business card you     ! ” -Anthony Soprano, Commercial Waste Management, Montclair, New Jersey

46 Réseautage express… Speed Networking… “Nice to meet you…next”

47 Speed Networking Similar colour dots assemble together 2 by 2 at the sound of the bell begin a 3 minute exchange Exchange business cards and begin… Sound of the bell find a new speed networking partner

48 Speed Networking Topics Weather (if you must) Name, rank, serial number Which “book for kids” did you bring ? If you win the concert tickets, will you go or give the tickets away (to me)? Lovely business card! If you win the Northrop Frye all events pass, whom in your network will you take with you? Great Breakfast wah? Get out much? Haven’t I seen you here before? Ever been to a Lit Festival Event?

49 “Hey Booboo, in theory there is no difference between theory and practice, in practice there is.” -Yogi Bear

50 Take Aways A must Reciprocity Build early and nurture Art of conversation –Questions –Build on –listen Any event will do Nurture over time Business card etiquette and cards always on hand Get out there

51 Michael Kaeshammer is one of the most exciting, young, jazz pianists in the country today. Still in his mid-20s, he has released a series of award winning, critically acclaimed recordings and has developed a large international following through his dynamic live performance.

52 “I play to my strength which is the written word to build my network… I begin with a note, e-mail or letter and then follow up in person or by telephone.” -Dawn Arnold, Chair Northrop Frye Literary Festival

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