Networking Advice: 6 Signs Of A Polite Rejection

awkward bad networking event
awkward bad networking event

By Debra Auerbach

There's nothing worse than being stuck in an awkward conversation at a party. You can find yourself in the same situation at a networking event. Except at a professional gathering, you have no choice but to act polite and professional, because important career relationships may be at stake. Conversations can hit just as much of a dead end, and without having a clear exit strategy, you may waste valuable networking time.