Networking occurs when there is a planned event or gathering with the primary goal of connecting with others. Networking is an invaluable tool that anyone in the business world can utilize, but unfortunately few fully take advantage of these opportunities. The purpose of networking can vary, yet the primary focus is to meet people, and have people meet you.
There are many opportunities to network in the credit union community. As a Young credit union professional, it is imperative that you utilize every opportunity to meet, interact and connect with those around you. While the environment where networking occurs can vary greatly, there are a few simple goals and objectives to keep in mind:
As a member of the Credit Union Young Professional (YP) network, you will have many opportunities to meet and interact with those that have similar goals and objectives. Don’t waste the opportunity... Network!!! You will find your business and personal lives much enriched by doing so.