Tuesday, July 24, 2012

More on Making Effective Use of Your Networks

As a follow up to the video on networking by Keith Ferrazzi (shared yesterday), here are some tips on making the most of your connections from an article by career coach Miriam Salpeter.

The article suggests contacting members of your network before applying for a job because "Many organizations prioritize applicants referred by employees. Some companies even give bonuses to employees who suggest candidates who are hired, so some networking contacts may have a financial incentive to pass along your information."

It is important to "be sure to follow up with contacts who help you and let them know you appreciate their efforts."

You can read the full article here

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