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Networking

It's who you know, not what you know. Like it or not, many people land job interviews and other opportunities simply because they're well connected and know the right people. Now, with countless online and social media tools available, it's easier than ever to plug into the right networks and locate the people who can help you get a job and advance your career. Our articles and expert advice will map out the best networking methods, identify the most opportune websites for networking and provide invaluable tips.

Networking Advice

  • 12 Communication Tips to Win People Over

    Whether your audience is a roomful of caffeinated convention-goers or a lone gatekeeper to potential employment, your first task is engagement. Those initial seconds will either open a pathway or lay the first bricks of a wall — and … Read more...

  • How Millennials Can Transform Into Leaders

    How does the new generation of workers transform itself into leaders? In her new book, Becoming the Boss, Lindsey Pollak offers Generation Y readers advice to help them grow from team members to team leaders not only in the organizations … Read more...

  • 7 Things You Absolutely Need to Do Before a Job Interview

    Getting ready for the interview isn’t all about getting primped and pressed, although that’s important. You want to make a good first impression, but it’s that research you do ahead of time that will keep the questions flowing, build a … Read more...

  • 4 Ways to Get a Recommendation From Your Boss

    Asking for a recommendation can certainly be stressful, awkward, and a bit unpleasant. After all, you never know what your boss’ reaction might be to the news that you’re essentially looking to leave the company. But if you’re in the market … Read more...

  • 9 Holiday Movies With Hidden Career Advice

    If you're like most Americans, you enjoy one, most, or all of the holiday classics that play around the clock during the holiday season. But I'll bet you didn't realize it's more than just entertainment. Read more...

  • 7 Job Search Tips for the New Year

    Like a brand-new day, 2015 is peeping over the horizon, promising changes to come. Now’s a great time to pause in your job search, set new goals, and find ways to keep established goals fresh as you map out where you want your career to go … Read more...