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Wed, 15 May


Lausanne - LIIP AG

How to Network Without Feeling Awkward

Get a step-by-step process for how to connect with people substantively and organically.

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How to Network Without Feeling Awkward
How to Network Without Feeling Awkward

Time and location

15 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:30

Lausanne - LIIP AG, Rue Étraz 4, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland


About the event

Networking is essential because it can so dramatically increase your contacts and your chances for finding out about opportunities. You need a step-by-step process for making networking easier with simple and highly persuasive approaches for marketing yourself.   Networking is often misunderstood as merely exchanging pleasantries at events or collecting business cards. However, effective networking goes far beyond superficial interactions. It's about building genuine relationships, nurturing connections, and positioning yourself as a valuable asset in your field.   Your network is your net worth. It's a dynamic ecosystem of individuals who can introduce you to valuable opportunities, provide insights, and offer support. A robust network can transform your job search from a solo journey into a collaborative adventure.

30 min - Doors Open & Networking (18:00 - 18:30) 

60 min - Workshop  (18:30 - 19:30) 

60 min - Q&A and networking (19:30 - 20:30)

About the Speaker 

Hi there! My name is Bill Woehr and I am a career coach. Since 1997, I have been training and coaching men and women in multinational corporations across the globe.  I want to share with you what I have learned about managing your career so that you can be happy and feel fulfilled in the job you choose.  I want to show you an easier way to change jobs and give you a competitive advantage in getting the job you want. Since 2019 I am dedicated to coaching and elevating women in STEM roles.

About the Sponsors 


A Swiss digital agency. Since 2007, LIIP has been developing award-winning online platforms, mobile apps and online shops. From A to Z we cover with experts in strategy, ideation, user experience and custom development – whether start-up, large company or federal authority, from retail to mobility. Rather than off-the-peg solutions, we offer digital progress: user-centred sustainable innovations. The around 200 LIIPers work in an agile way in self-organised teams using Holacracy, for more diversity, open-source ideas and creative approaches.

Simply Souperlicious

Carolyn Moncel and Sara Barradas are two professional women, working in Digital Marketing and Change Management, sharing a passion for cooking. Simply Souperlicious produces fresh, tasty, homemade soups out of local, seasonal vegetables. Pre-ordered online by subscription with offerings changing each week, soups are delivered to the “office” via thermos/warming kettles. Being the “Subway” of soups, our secret sauce allows customers get to “personalize” their own soups.

WDS events are open to all. We strive to foster inclusive spaces for individuals of all genders and backgrounds who want to join our community, support our mission, and share a passion for digital innovation.

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