Networking is one of the key ingredients to a flourishing career. But how do you get started?
Here are some local networking events:Feb. 10, 8-9 a.m. — Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce Networking at JH2 Design at Providence Atrium, 3975 Mercantile Drive, Lake Oswego. Bring plenty of business cards. Call 503-636-3634 for details. Feb. 10, 10 a.m. — Networking for Industry and Business Professionals at The Pearl, 4550 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego. Call Jen Woodbury at 808-936-8957. Feb. 10: Lunch and Learn, hosted by West Linn Chamber of Commerce — Location, time and program to be announced. Call 503-655-6744. Feb. 15, 8:30-9:30 a.m. — West Linn Chamber of Commerce First Quarter Member Meeting, Pacific West Bank, 2040 Eighth Ave., West Linn. Feb. 16, 7-9 a.m. — Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Community Leaders Breakfast, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14811 Kruse Oaks Drive, Lake Oswego. $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Register by calling 503-636-3634. Feb. 17, 8-9 a.m. — Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce Networking. Call 503-636-3634 for location. March 1, 5-8 p.m. — Eighth-annual Women's Roundtable: Negotiate Like a Pro: How the Modern Woman Earns More. Successfully negotiating your salary job offer, a promotion or a review requires that you enter the conversation empowered with confidence and knowledge. Learn what you need to know before you enter the boss' office to get what you deserve and activate your earning potential.
This event is sponsored by the University of Oregon Portland Career Center and takes place at the White Stag Block, 70 N.W. Couch St. in Portland. Admission is free for current UO students and 2016 graduates, $15 for UOAA members and $20 for nonmembers. Registration fee increases to $25 after Feb. 27. Call 1-800-245-ALUM to register.