Introverts Guide to Networking

Introverts guide to networking by professionals

Whether you like it or not, networking is almost inevitable. This could be a scary realization if you’re an introvert. But with enough preparation and practice, you’ll soon be able to networking comfortably. Try on these introverts guide to networking by professionals to practice your networking skill and care less on what others think.

introverts guide to networking

Say Goodbye to Awkward Small Talk Now!

Making small talk isn‘t as easy as it sounds. On the contrary, conversing with strangers can be stilted and even painful. Small talk makes so many of us feel like a fraud and yet it’s extremely important in life.

Does the thought of small talk fill you with dread? While trying to appear interested, engaged and enthusiastic, are you really itching for the, so often, awkward conversation to end so you can crawl back into your comfort zone?

Here are some tips, mostly common sense, to make your small talk more meaningful:

New Year Resolution: Break Procrastination Habit

The start of New Year seems to encourage people to create new habit, or break with old habit. One bad habit that most people adopt is procrastinating. It may feel good to just veg out and binge watch TV or play games while avoiding an English paper. But, it’s horrible to have only hours to go until that deadline. Unfortunately, while we know it’s a bad habit, it can be hard to break procrastination habit.

When we procrastinate, all we’re doing is avoiding the inevitable while also adding mounting stress and shrunken deadlines to our plate. It may feel like we’re doing ourselves a favor but it’s actually the exact opposite. Now is the time to break procrastination habit. Here are some tips to finally break up with procrastination:

5 Things College Students Must Start Doing Right Now

Happy New Year, Bright Interns!

Some of you still in holiday but there are also some of you who have already back with our routines. Wherever you’re, new semester of college is coming and you need to prepare yourself. Along with the new beginning, why don’t you try to challenge yourself to start something new?

To help you get the idea, here are 5 things college students must start doing right now

6 Tricks to Beat Overwhelm

Overwhelm is a type of emotional paralysis where you feel as though you’re unable to cope with or handle your circumstances. You feel as though you’re lacking control, which leads to indecision.

It’s a horrible feeling being overwhelmed by your task list. What you need is a way to get back on top quickly by starting to prioritize what to do and when to do it.

Here are some tips to beat overwhelm and take your control back.

Have You Accomplished Your Internship Goals?

So we are in December already. Some of you might have finished your internships while other may just started their internships. Even so, it is not hurt to spend some time and reflect about this: have I accomplished my internship goals?

For those who just started their winter internship may say, “Well, I just start my internship so of course I haven’t accomplished my internship goal.”

That’s true. But we need to keep this question in our head so that we remember that we have goals. There is something that we need to work on and achieve. This way, it will help you to do your internship wholeheartedly and enthusiastically because this sense of direction.

Everyone may have different internship goals but despite that, there are some internship goals that you have to make sure you’ve achieve or you will achieve.

Here's to an Awesome First Day of Internship!

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the internship application process and landed an awesome internship position. Now, all you have to worry about is how to make a good impression. It’s important to make a good first impression since day 1. Your first day of internship can set the stage for a successful internship experience. 

Do some research before

Start giving a good impression even before you step into the office! Even though you’ll learn a lot about the company and industry you’re working for throughout the internship, it’s important to have an idea of what’s going on prior to your first day of internship.

Tips Landing Internship Abroad

Internship abroad is an excellent opportunity to test your chosen industry while experiencing life in a culture that’s different from the one you’ve been living for your entire life. An internship abroad is also a strong addition to your resume, demonstrating to a potential employer that you have a more rounded work experience, know how to adapt to diverse work environments, and possibly even speak multiple languages.

There are many ways to go about landing dream global internships. You’ve probably figured out there are some faster ways, slower ways, cheaper ways, and more expensive ways. You just have to choose which one best suits your needs. Here are 6 tips landing internship abroad:

Cara Dapat Restu Orang Tua Magang ke Luar Negeri

Salah satu tantangan supaya bisa magang ke luar negeri tentunya tidak lain adalah mendapatkan restu dari orang tua. Tanpa restu dan dukungan dari orang tua, bisa-bisa rencana magang ke luar negeri cuma tinggal wacana. Bahkan bisa saja malah batal.

Perlu diingat bahwa ada banyak hal yang mempengaruhi keputusan orang tua. Bisa saja orang tua memikirkan soal finansial, keamanan, atau belum bisa merelakan anaknya akan tinggal jauh dari mereka. Merajuk atau bahkan mengancam orang tua jelas bukan solusi. Hal itu justru makin membuat mereka yakin kamu belum layak mereka beri restu.

Coba lakukan cara di bawah ini untuk”merayu” orang tuamu dan mendapatkan restu magang ke luar negeri!

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Stop Percaya 4 Mitos Magang Ini!

Kamu pasti sudah mencari informasi kesana kemari untuk mengetahui apa itu magang dan apa saja yang akan kamu kerjakan. Tapi, apa semua informasi yang kamu dapatkan itu sudah pasti benar?

Lumrah saja bertanya kepada orang lain tentang magang sebelum menjalaninya, asal kamu bisa bijak dalam mencerna informasi. Coba cek kembali apakah informasi yang sudah kamu dapatkan adalah salah satu dari mitos magang di bawah ini.