Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
Sometimes it's not what you know, it's who you know.
Get to know the colleagues in your organization, as well as in your industry in general.
In addition to helping you gain contacts, these folks often have invaluable insider advice.