Magazine article Work & Family Life

Networking Is More Important Than Ever

Magazine article Work & Family Life

Networking Is More Important Than Ever

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No matter where you work a large or small company, a go\'ernment agency or a nonprofit organization networking has never been more important, say Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon, authors of Make Your Contacts Count.

With traditional corporate hierarchies and career paths rapidly becoming obsolete, people must increasingly rely on their own ability to build and mobilize informal networks.

Whether you're a brand new college graduate, a former military officer looking for a second career or someone who just wants to make the next move, you'll need to use networking skills to hang on to your current job, find another one or move from one career field to another.

Make Your Contacts Count, now in its second edition, is packed with tools, techniques and strategies for maximiz- ing the size and qual- ity of your professional network. It includes a "Strategic Networking Activities" self-assess- ment test, a guide for creating a workplace contact map, the top 20 networking turn- offs - and how to avoid them - as well as loads of quizzes, checklists and sample conversations. …

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