Tag: Tips

15
May

Advice for new grads: Making the most of networking and first impressions

As many students are graduating this spring, they’ll enter the professional world for the first time. There’s a lot of advice out there for new grads, but let’s start with something relatively easy – networking! 1. Learn how to remember names and faces.  The best piece of advice someone ever gave me about trying to remember names is, ”Just try.”

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19
Sep

10 tips for making the most of your SSDP2014 experience

SSDP2014, the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference + Lobby Day will commence one week from today! With such an action packed few days, it can be a lot to take in, so I asked SSDP alumni if they had any tips for first-time conference goers on making the most of your conference experience and here are some of their

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7
Dec

Organizing Tip of the Week: Email Lists

Do you wish there was some way to email everyone in your chapter at once? Email lists are a fantastic way to keep your members and supporters in the loop about what your chapter is up to and how they can get involved. Having a regularly mantained mailing list also just looks great; it lets people know that you’re serious

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30
Apr

Organizing Tip of the Week: Gmail

There are tons of reasons why having a Gmail account is a great idea for your SSDP chapter:   Easy to remember & promote Presents a professional image of your group Allows more than just one person to access Preserves institutional knowledge Ability to utilize other Google services (many chapters find Groups, Documents, Calendar to be particularly helpful) And the list goes on…   It’s simple

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15
Apr

SSDP Tip of the Week: Visibility

We’re starting a new series of blog posts aimed at helping you run successful chapters that engage in campaigns, constantly recruit new members, and become the most active and exciting groups on campus. To start things off, here’s a lesson on visibility. It might seem like a no-brainer, but if you’re not promoting your chapter’s meetings, events or campaigns, then how

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