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3 Steps to Becoming a Networker

Ask someone who is looking for a job about networking and you get many evasive answers as to whether they do it, how often they do it and how much they rely on it to find opportunities.  Most of the responses I’ve gotten contain the word internet in them. 

At risk of sounding critical or like a luddite, “interneting” is not networking. 

Before the internet, in order to hear of an opportunity to pursue or a contact to connect with, you had to be looking, and listening and being in conversation with people.  So you call someone you know and the conversation …

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