However, networking can seem intimidating, especially for introverts. Career Realism writer Ariella Coombs put together a list of 18 conversation starters to help you when you are at a loss for words or facing an awkward moment of silence.
Coombs recommends the following strategies for engaging in small talk with people at events:
- Ask questions related to food and sports.
- Learn more about the person.
- Find common ground.
- Just say "Hello" and introduce yourself.
- Compliment the person.
Read the full article to learn more about these strategies.