Networking in person begins with a great first impression and continues to build lasting relationships. Networking results in unlimited benefits such as identifying potential employers, researching field interests, and collaborating with career partners. Relationship building is the primary goal of networking.
Next Actions for Networking In Person
Create and maintain a contact list.
Attend networking activities to develop new contacts.
Communicate goals with your network.
Connect with related organizations or clubs.
Get in touch with your contacts.
Send thank you notes, emails, cards, and follow-ups.*
Set up informational interviews.
Seek out a career mentorship.
Tools for Networking
Thank You Notes