1. Fear of rejection – It’s natural to view networking as making yourself vulnerable to a complete outsider. Here is where you learn to face your fears.
2. Being unprepared – Research the employers you would like to meet, find them online and read their profiles to see what they have done similar to your interests.
3. Unsure how to successfully follow up – After you exchange business cards and say goodbye to a new contact, take a moment to write a note on the back of their card.
Keep adding to your toolbox and remember to bring it with you to each event and use whenever necessary!