If you are not technically shy, then you are on a great path towards career networking. However, if you are someone struggling with networking while looking for a job that suits your skills and character, then this blog will tell you more about why networking is important and how you can best connect with people or organizations to get that job you’ve always dreamt of.
If you want to know how to network properly with people around you, it is best to know where to network first. You can limit your connections to the company or community where you want to get a career, go on events and talk with familiar faces or old friends, or even organized community events.
Bring a friend to make yourself comfortable introducing yourself and knowing other people that can potentially help you find jobs or get referred to a good company within or outside your community.
85% of job positions are filled by networked individuals. This is a fact that most companies are familiar with. Raw talent scouting can be daunting. It is easier for them to hire those they know who have the repertoire for the job. Plus, the ability to the network helps you get promoted, find new job roles, or even build meaningful business relationships that can be advantageous to you.