networking

Basic Networking Tips for Freelancers

Networking has been proven the most effective tool for marketing your professional skills and getting a freelance job. However, one should not equate this process to merely collecting business cards, having more friends on Facebook, or joining more groups on LinkedIn. Authentic networking goes beyond these activities and produces results that are far more rewarding.…

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Why “Networking Doesn’t Work”

If you keep your eyes open, you’ll never stop being amazed. Jason Alba of JibberJobber.com quoted stats generated by JobBait (a resume mass mailing company) claiming (tongue-in-cheek) that “Networking Doesn’t Work”. But Mark Hovind’s (JobBait’s president) numbers also claimed that mass mailing 3,500 pieces of junk mail works 85% of the time for executive and…