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Job Hunting for Rookies by LID Editorial

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CHAPTER 5

Enlisting support foryour job hunt

Understanding the facts about networking

Networking is simply about talking to people. By picking up the telephone, sending out the occasional email and meeting people in person, you serve two purposes:

1. You can ask people for advice, information and referrals to other people who might be able to help you find a job or point you in the right direction of job-leads.

2. You raise your profile and remind people that you exist! People can’t recommend you for jobs or tell you about job-leads if they forget that you are looking for a new job.

That’s all that networking involves. In fact, this is possibly the most important chapter in this book, so please take note! And here are five important facts about ...

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