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Keeping the Bridge Intact: 5 Ways You Can Network

Keeping the Bridge Intact: 5 Ways You Can Network
From Recruiter - October 15, 2017

I am too busy to network.

I hear this all the time from people at every rung of the career ladder, from the C-suite all the way down to new professionals. For those who do it well, however, networking has long been the preferred strategy for pursuing career opportunities. These days, our hyper-connected society means there are more opportunities than ever to leverage your networks and open doors to new opportunities.

In fact, a 2015 University of Phoenix School of Business surveyconducted online by Harris Poll found that half of working adults and job seekers say they have networked on social media.

Having a well-developed and engaging social media profile is a significant networking step, but it is important to know that accumulating connections and followers is not a replacement for building strong interpersonal relationships. Investing time and effort into developing a network both in and out of the workplace may seem a little scary, but it is crucial for your career.

Its Not Who You Know, but Who Knows You



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