Learning how to build and sustain a professional network is a key factor in your professional success. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 70% of jobs are attained through networking. It is an activity for the job seeker and the future job seeker alike; that’s just about everyone.
Networking is so important that we have included it in more than 20 of our Lifelete Fundamentals over the course of the past 18 months. Two things stand out … one size does not fit all and networking is much more complex than going to a mixer and exchanging business cards.
Today, we will look at a handful of posts from the past geared to help you build this all-important skill of networking; it is so important, it’s fundamental.
If you take pride in your hustle: Stand Alone When You Go the Extra Mile
If you tend to prefer a quiet approach: Don’t Be a Stranger, Strangers Don’t Get Hired
If you think your job search skills are on point: Hidden Jobs and Stealth Searches
If you think submitting your resume online is all it takes: Supplement Your Online Job Search
If networking feels hard: Networking Tips for the "Non-Networking Type"
If you think Twitter is for the "kids": Twitter and Your Job Search
If you would like help developing a strong network, contact your AthLife advisor.