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Career Networking Tips

Job search and career networking tips and advice.

Career Networking Tips: A - Z
List of career networking tips for online and in-person networking.

Job Search and Career Networking Tips
The importance of career networking shouldn't be discounted when you are in the midst of a job search. In fact, your career network should become a part of your daily work and career-related endeavors, as well as part of your job search.

Avoid Networking Mistakes
Here's information on the most common job search networking mistake and how to avoid it.

Business Cards for Job Seekers
When you are attending job fairs, career networking events, and meeting with job search contacts, it's a good idea to have a business card to handout. Here's what to include on a business card for job seekers.

College Career Networking Tips
Tips and advice on how to start networking for your career while you are in college.

Corporate Alumni Networks
Corporate alumni networks can can help with job searching and career building. Here's advice on how to find alumni networks to join.

Facebook and Job Search Privacy Tips
If you are a Facebook user and are concerned about employers (or others) seeing the personal information that you have on Facebook, you can change your privacy settings so only certain people, like your friends or other students, can view your profile.

How to Find Contacts at a Company
When you're job searching, who you know is as important as your qualifications. Here's how to find contacts at companies who can help.

How to Make the Most Out of College Networking Events
How to make the most out of college networking events including opportunities for student and alumni networking, getting ready for the event, how to successfully participate, how to make contacts, and the best way to follow up with the people you meet.

How to Tap College Alumni Connections
How to tap college alumni connections to help with your job search and grow your career.

How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search
Most people know that the best way to find a job is through networking. You can go to networking meetings, tap into your own personal network, or ask friends who they know. With the Internet buzzing with social media, there are similarly many ways to use social media in order to network, and eventually find a job.

Network Your Way to a New Job
Even if you're not looking for a job right now, career networking should be a part of your daily, or at least weekly, routine. You never know when you might find yourself in need of a new job.

Is it Acceptable to Contact Someone Who Viewed Your LinkedIn Profile?
Advice on whether you should contact people who viewed your LinkedIn profile, when to connect and what to say in your message.

Informal Job Search Networking Video
Informal job search networking can be a useful tool for landing a new job. Watch this video from About.com to learn how to network successfully.

Social Networking Tips for Gen Y Job Seekers
Of all the generations of job seekers - from teens to seniors - job searching today, Gen Y is probably most familiar with social media. Here are tips to ensure you're using social media to enhance your resume and boost your job search.

Speed Networking Questions to Ask
Questions to ask the other participants during a speed networking event.

Speed Networking Tips
Information on what speed networking is, how it works, and how to participate in a speed networking event.

Successful Job Search Networking
Career networking can sound intimidating, but, it doesn't have to be and job search networking is still the top way people find new jobs.

The Best Places to Network
Professional networking can help you build your career, particularly when you are looking for a new job. Here are the best places to network, both online and in-person.

Tips for Successfully Navigating a Career Fair
Navigating a career fair successfully is important when trying to find a new job. Watch this video from About.com to see tips for working this situation to your advantage.

Top 10 Social Networking Tips
These top 10 tips for social networking when you're job searching will help you market yourself effectively, connect with people who can help with your job search, and job search on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more social networking sites.

Top 10 Tips for Networking in College
If you start career networking while you're still an undergraduate, you'll have an easier time when it comes time to find a job after graduation. Here are the top 10 tips for networking in college.

What To Do When Networking Isn't Working
Sometimes, despite your best efforts at applying for jobs, looking for contacts to network with at companies, and doing everything else within your power to get your candidacy noticed, you're stuck. Here's what to do when networking isn't working.

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