Hispanic Professional Network
1. Prepare for the event by wearing something bright like a pretty brooch or statement necklace. When you are introducing yourself to 100-plus people, it will be hard to re-approach a person as the event comes to a close. Everyone is wearing similar clothing, and who was that woman with the job you admired?! The least you can do is make yourself stand out so they can find you. Men call this peacocking when they wear bright colors to pick up girls. There is definitely a science behind making yourself memorable.
2. Get out of the cold corners of the room, find a group of people, and stand on the outskirts of their cluster. You're at an event ready to make an impression, but you don't know anyone there to introduce you to people. This trick is called the penguin because you have to huddle for warmth. Eventually, you may be able to jump into the conversation, and now you have an in. Time to introduce yourself.
3. Don't just share your title; share what you do. READ MORE AT COSMOPOLITAN