The 7 Career Goals You Need to Succeed

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6. Networking

If your goal is to get a new job in 2013, then you need to be actively networking. Why? Quite simply, because that’s how you find jobs in the real world.

At the risk of misquoting a study such as the one above and giving a specific percentage (50%? 60%? 80%?), let’s just say the vast majority of jobs are found through networking, not through randomly sending out resumes shotgun-style. Why would you focus most of your efforts on any other method?