Let's talk networking events. You know that building a network is important to getting a job and moving up in your career, so you attend them, or at least, you've attended them in the past.
You take your business card and you head over, ready to work the room and meet new connections. Sometimes it pans out, sometimes not. Sometimes, you have to explain what working remotely is all about. And sometimes, it's just a complete wash.
Now tell me this: have you ever wondered why all these events are still done in person? Think about the time it takes to attend traditional networking events: getting ready, traveling to the place, and then the actual event itself, then traveling back. It seems silly to use all that extra commuting time when there are so many tools that are at our disposal now that make simulating face-to-face interactions so much easier.
Well, now there is an event that uses these tools to network virtually.
Our very first Networkplaceless event occurred on Wednesday May 16, 2018, and we've continued to grow each month tackling new challenges and solutions faced by remote workers. Registration is free but limited — so if you want to grow your network from wherever you choose to work, then sign up today.
We use Zoom and MURAL to brainstorm, collaborate and learn. Part of the session is dedicated to small group break outs so you'll get to meet other professionals who work remotely from all over the world. And even better, you don't have to leave your regular workspace to do it.
Interested in joining the community? Then click below to register for the next event!