Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Networking is Key

From my personal blog:
Time and time again I find that networking truly is the key to a successful career. It's amazing what kind of opportunities arise because of who you know.

During my undergrad years, I never thought that getting a job would have so much to do with your network. Whether you know someone who works at a place you want to be hired, or just introduce yourself at a job fair, your chances of working there are so much higher. For example, my husband has always been hired through his network. In fact, when he got laid off, his contacts on LinkedIn noticed, and asked him to work with them right away. He's still there now.
Read the rest to find out more on why networking is key.