Yeah, we know. Networking is one of the best ways to find a job. But what if you’re out and about, meeting and greeting, and still don’t have a job to show for it?
Simply making the connection isn’t enough. You need to build relationships.
Dormant ties can offer powerful access to new information and opportunities.
If you’ve decided to make the jump, it’s essential to start building your new network before you move. Any introduction can be incredibly helpful.
Sometimes you have to go outside of your network and try to connect with a complete stranger.
Here are a few of the methods that I used to find a job and build my network.
How can you successfully, meaningfully network when you don’t have a job? Keep these three tips in mind.
Connect with alumni and conduct informational interviews to learn about your field of interest and potential opportunities.
So how do you reach out to a potential networking contact on social media without creeping them out?