How to network: 5 methods by top experts

They say networking is vital but nobody explains how to network

How to network is the real question. But first, in case you’re a doubter, some quick proof that networking is essential:

Research shows networking is essential to staying employed, salary growth and job satisfaction.

It makes you more likely to get a job.

Via Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference:

In his classic 1974 study Getting a Job, Granovetter…found that 56 percent of those he talked to found their job through a personal connection.

More likely to be successful in a job.

Via The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work:

MIT researchers…found that the more socially connected the IBM employees were, the better they performed.

And more likely to be creative on the job.

Via Imagine: How Creativity Works:

…businesspeople with entropic networks full of weak ties were three times more innovative than people with small networks of close friends…

So why aren’t there any good resources on the nitty gritty of how to network? And how to network in a way that doesn’t feel sleazy?

Here are 5 methods from experts that you can quickly and easily start putting to use today.

via How to network: 5 methods by top experts.

Advertisements

Tags:

About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

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

iROCBlog

L'information Revisitée et Ouverte aux Citoyens

Thierry Borne

RIEN N'EST IMPOSSIBLE

Le Monde selon Jane

Très politiquement et surtout très incorrect...

ecosphere

Medias et économie numérique par les chiffres, les idées et les rencontres

La cybercriminalité

All about cybercriminality

800.000 feignasses!

800.000 enseignants : 6 mois par an? 20h par semaine? Non!

Electrek

Charge Forward

Me & My SharePoint [FrontEnd]

© Christian Stahl - All about SharePoint branding & customizations

La Petite Espagne de la plaine saint denis

L'immigration espagnole à Saint-Denis / La emigración española a Francia

Valeurs de la culture

Carnet de recherches de Dominique Sagot-Duvauroux

Papilles en Balade

Dans ma cuisine, dans mes balades, en Bourgogne et ailleurs... Suivez mes papilles !

J'ai pris parti

A gauche toute!

dominik schachtsiek

My website more focussed on expertise - less opinionated as www.opinionated-alchemist.com

The Travelographer and Me

He does photos, I do words

Pensée positive, Un peu de sens ...

Positiver , nuancer, se decupler.

panta rei

les dits de la clepsydre

Pogoer 2.0: Wes Eichenwald's blog

Hoping optimism prevails in the end

a fresh drawing everyday

since october 2010, I´m posting a sketch per day

%d bloggers like this: