Networking to build your career

Your CV is ready – but how do you go about finding that ever elusive job!   Networking is a very important aspect to looking for a new job and getting to know the right people.
Networking is having conversation with people who you know can help you with information about other people they know in order to seek the following:
  • Advice,
  • Ideas,
  • Connections,
  • Information,
  • Support.
Remember that old saying “its not what you know its’ who you know” that sums up networking perfectly.
There are 5 simple steps that will help produce positive networking results for you.
  1. Build your network – Know who you can talk too that will get you places.
  2. Prepare your story – i.e always use the truth and never lie.
  3. Prepare and practice to build confidence in talking to theirs.
  4. Make calls – make appointments
  5. Develop a tracking system.
Has anyone any particularly good or bad experiences around networking? Leave them in comment section of this blog.
S
Advertisements

About My Next Endeavour

Hi everyone, Two words everyone reading this blog needs to know about me - Change and Positivity. I'm recently unemployed but discovering a love of new things and a new me is emerging. I am in my mid 30;s and created this little piece of ths internet just for me. Maybe it will be rambling but maybe it will inspire me and others who are going through unemployment in these awful times to keep busy and learn something new that will assist you further in life. Please feel free to email me or comment on any of my posts. Let me know that you are out there. Mynextendeavour@gmail.com S
This entry was posted in career, career direction, challenge, future, Ireland, job hunting, professional, references, thoughtful thursday, wardrobe. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s