Networking is Important To Your Career Success
But what is networking, exactly? It is building a professional network to support you throughout your career journey.
Networking Defined: To build contacts and develop long-term professional relationships.
- These connections help expand your job opportunities.
- People hire people! Networking is integral in the job search. It truly is about “who you know”.
- There’s a hidden job market. Not all positions are posted online, instead filled internally or via networking.
- Internal referrals (formal or informal) boost your chances of getting a job.
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Published on April 15th, 2020
Last updated on August 4th, 2023