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Making Your Net Work: How and Why Networking is Key for Your Success

Uncertain about how you can grow and tap into your professional networks? Here is a guide to effective networking for career success.

A strong professional network can be advantageous to your career success. Your chances of landing the job increase with the right employee referral. If you’re looking to make a career change, your professional network is the best place to find connections in the industry you are trying to break into.

What is networking?

Networking isn’t merely the exchange of information with others, but forming and cultivating long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with the people you meet.

Networking will not only help you land a job faster, but it will give you a competitive edge throughout every stage of your career.

Why is networking important for success?

Networking will help you develop and improve your skillset, and keep updated on the latest trends in your industry, shifts in the job market, meet prospective partners, and clients, and gain access to resources that will help your career development.

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