... when it comes to job search and career building, hit-and-run networking is a rotten strategy all around. Smart networking is not only about the job you need; it’s about creating a foundation of support for the rest of your career.
The most powerful networking happens when your focus is NOT what you want right now, but instead on building relationships – lasting relationships that will endure for years to come. Even if you never see a person again, you get the best overall results when you relate to each and every contact with this same long-term approach.Don't be a hit-and-run networker, continue to read what RonniAnn has to say here
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