Networking is a Contact Sport with Joe Sweeney, New York Times Best-Selling Author
Date: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
Time: 8:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Richardson Auditorium, 1st Floor Morse-Ingersoll (M-I)
Sponsored by: Career Services, Student Support Services, Dept. of Athletics
Looking for jobs or internships? Learn how making connections and serving others can help you reach your professional goals and land your next work opportunity! Networking is the number one way people learn about jobs and internships and there are right ways and a wrong ways to go about it. Joe Sweeney wrote, Networking is a Contact Sport, a New York Times best-selling book, and has personally advised successful professionals on the art of networking in professional sports, entertainment, broadcasting, business, education, and more! His talk is relevant to all majors and all students. He's endorsed by Bonnie Blair, 5-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Speed Skater; Bob Costas, NBC Broadcast Announcer; Bud Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball; Jack Canfield, famous motivational author of the Chicken Soup book series; the former CEO of SC Johnson, Nike, and Wrigley; Brett Favre,former NFL quarterback; Barry Alvarez, Athletic Director and former Head Football Coach for UW-Madison; and many others. Joe Sweeney is so confident that his techniques work that he offers a guarantee: buy his book, follow and document the steps, and if you don't secure a job in 6 months he'll give you $250! Attend this free talk with Joe to get some of his tips and strategies to lead you in effective networking to reach your professional and personal goals. Joe Sweeney will be available for a book signing session after the event. This event is sponsored by the Office of Career Services, Student Support Services, and the Department of Athletics.