Networking can seem like a daunting prospect. It conjures up images of suited individuals making small talk over drinks and nibbles.
For those whose hearts race at the thought of entering a room of total strangers, we would probably prefer to cancel or avoid at all costs.
But is this what networking is really about? Well, on occasions yes, drinks evenings still exist, but there are other ways you can network too.
Here are some tips to help try and remove as much of the pain from these situations as possible.
So why network in the first place?