Other 12/19/2014

Malakye Picks: Building and Maintaining Your Professional Network



10 Ways to Build and Maintain Your Professional Network (read it on reachcc.com)
Why Read It? Because having a network of people that support you professional is important.

  • Communication is key.
  • Be known for your passion and live it.
  • A professional network works both ways: both parties support one another.
  • Actively engage your network.

"We achieve our greatest success through our relationships with others."

Why Your Professional Network Sucks (and What You Can Do About It) (read it on lifehacker.com)
Why Read It? Because realizing you don't have anyone to turn to when you need career advice is a scary realization.

  • Find someone who can provide you with an unbiased, professional opinion.
  • Actively try to meet new people - you never know how they could benefit you in the future.
  • Always offer to help when you can.

"Meet people that could help you in 6 months, not that can help you now. As Wayne Gretzky famously said, 'Skate where the puck's going, not where it's been.'"


How to Power Your Professional Networking Through LinkedIn
(read it on Forbes.com)


7 Tools and Apps for Managing Your Professional Network
(read it on Lifehack.org)


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