In spite of all the advice out there on how to network, I’m still seeing lots of people failing at two basic, yet vital elements to networking success.
The goal of networking is to get people to refer you. So, the big question is: Are YOU referable?
The way to increase the chances of getting referred is to do the following:
TIP #1 – Make it Easy
Your network members are busy. And quite frankly, getting you a job is not top on their list. So, if you want people to help you, you must make it simple for them to take action. It’s your job to research their LinkedIn connections to see if they know someone at the company you want to land an interview with. It’s also your job to create a short list of ideal employers that you can circulate so they can get a clear sense of what kind of organization you want to work for.
Watch this video to learn more PLUS tip #2