Don't get trapped talking to these people

06/1/2012 |

At networking events, there are certain types of people who seem like prime candidates for conversation but should be avoided at all costs, Megan Broussard writes. The "welcome wagon," for instance, seems friendly but is actually looking for gossip. Also, stay away from "paid vacation Vince" before you get sucked into a night of debauchery. "Remember, conferences are battlefields disguised as ballrooms. Come prepared with an arsenal of avoidance tactics," Broussard writes.

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