The 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Professional Edition

AUDIOBOOK - Samples Below!


Nathan Perez at Babble On Recording Studios

September 25, 2018 - Career Innovations Press is thrilled to announce that production is underway for the The 20-Minute Networking Meeting – Professional Edition audiobook!

The new audiobook has been recorded at Babble On Recording Studios, is narrated by co-author Nathan Perez, and will include download links to additional non-audiobook content.

Listening Samples

Below are 6 listening sample of the upcoming 20-Minute Networking Meeting - Professional Edition Audiobook. Give a listen!


Why it was written from a recruiting and hiring perspective; the executive recruiting professionals who wrote it, and what’s in the book.

Networking Myths (Or: Never, Ever Believe These Things)

I’m just wasting my time. Networking is just schmoozing. The longer the meeting, the better. No one wants to meet with an inexperienced worker. It’s helpful for others to have the chance to meet with me... and more. 

Why Networking Is So Important (Or: Hey Friend, Your Job Market Is Hiding From You)

Did you know that between 70-85% of job are not posted? They exist only in the invisible job market... which can only be accessed by networking.

So You Want Me to Go Out There and Grovel, Huh?

A real-world perspective of an experienced professional who believes networking means groveling.

What Makes Networking So Difficult? (Or: Okay, Okay, I’ll Do It. But It’s So Hard!)

There are two sides of the networking table. Why is networking so tough for us? And why don't other people like to network?

3 Real World Perspectives

There are many reasons we avoid networking. Here are 3 common perceptions, and how networking is faster and more powerful in a job search.

About The 20-Minute Networking Meeting Professional Edition

This book will successfully serve any job-seeker from any background–field sales to customer service; doctor to bartender; teacher to derrickman; legal aid to construction; retail to management. All you need is desire; the rest is in this book!

Built using the acclaimed The 20-Minute Networking Meeting–Executive Edition networking model lauded by business leaders around the world, the Professional Edition puts you in control of your job-search discussions and, ultimately, your career.Taking the best elements of the best networkers from a multitude of industries and professions, combined with 40 years of the authors’ own experience, the Professional Edition culminates in a highly productive networking approach from a hiring perspective.

In this book, learn what networking (really) is, and how to:

  • Master the 5 most important parts of a networking meeting
  • Create a networking agenda
  • Construct key questions to lead a discussion
  • Expand a professional network with more names
  • Break into the “Invisible/Hidden Job Market” (where over 70% of all jobs are obtained)
  • Maintain your new network throughout your career!

Chock full of real-world scenarios, short stories, meeting examples, and dozens of tips and observations from hiring authorities and recruiting experts, the Professional Edition is an end-to-end lesson on job-search networking, founded on the premises of gratitude, positivity, and reciprocity.

Specifically constructed to clarify and simplify networking for job-search, the Professional Edition was written for even the most introverted networker and is rounded out with a complete set of readiness worksheets that guide the reader through actual networking preparation, with fully written stories that show the entire The 20-Minute Networking Meeting model in action.