For the introverts among us, conversing or networking with people at events can be a difficult and daunting experience. Despite wanting to get the most from the event, factors such as social anxiety and worry might sometimes get in the way. However, there are ways to combat these feelings, and it is possible for more introverted people to network just as effectively as extroverts.
Our latest infographic gives helpful hints and tips on how to attend an event and network as an introvert, which should be particularly useful as the holiday season approaches and the number of social events increase. We’ve gathered tips on how to prepare before the event, how best to approach the event while you’re there, and what to do after the event to maximize your new contact list.
For example, before the occasion it might be a good idea to write a to-do list, as well as prepare some questions; during the event, it's good to be aware of your body language and take regular breaks. Find out more below on how to best network as an introvert and ease any worries you may have about upcoming events.