The importance of networking can’t be overstated; it’s one of the best ways to find out about job opportunities and is crucial for any career-minded professional. But it’s something that seems to come naturally to some, but not to others.
If you’re one of those people who finds networking difficult, here are some suggestions to get you connecting like a pro.
The Internet is teeming with opportunities to put your best foot forward and meet those doing the same. Online forums are a digital goldmine of networking prospects so it’s a great idea to join online professional groups and industry-specific discussions.
Creating a website, blog, Facebook business page or similar will allow people to get to know you and connect with you through engagement tools such as comments, likes and shares. When your connections share your content with their connections, it essentially expands your network by proxy.