Have you ever told someone you can’t network successfully because you don’t have a network? While it may seem as if your network is small, especially if you don’t put a lot of effort into growing it, or you are a new professional, you probably have a much larger network than you realize.
Learn how to:
Identify your network by expanding your definition of professional networking (both in person and online).
Pinpoint your network’s strengths and broaden your ideas about where networking happens — including random meetings!
Focus on the different levels of networks you have — including people you know directly and more distant contacts in your extended networks.
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