Social prospecting operates along the same principles as dating. Desperate people don’t get dates. The person talking is the one having a good time.
<--- No one expects you to be this guy.
These are the things your accounting professor won't tell you
CC: that stinky guy in your office (he knows who he is)
How did you get this number?
You want to land somewhere between "not so bad" and "not trying too hard"
Act fast. The magnanimity might not last.
Oh, you're looking for the jobs?
Caution: disputable advice ahead.