4 Reasons Networking Is Important For Your Career


While networking may be the worst nightmare for those of you with fear of speaking in public or are just simply shier to approach new people, networking is one of the most crucial parts of your job seeking process here are the main reasons why.


1.    Build long-term business relationships

With life becoming as busy as it is nowadays where are the places you can meet people for business purposes – any ideas? Despite your workplace? That´s right, at all those seminars, business networking events, that you keep getting invited to and keep avoiding at all cost. 

Who goes to these events – successful business people, recruiters, business owners of small to large businesses, entrepreneurs and one of them might be the connection, that missing link you need to send your professional career in an upwards spiral. Someone with better access to investors or someone knows hedge funds or your new business partner is waiting for you there, chances being that the valuable connections you make there will help you in your long-term business endeavours.


2.    Climb the Career Ladder

Networking events can be the best source of industry knowledge that you can get your hands on. The people you will meet there are from your industry or at least one you are interested in and they can give you invaluable insight on industry trends, channels even tips on finding a job in that specific industry, by sharing their experience with you. Think of it as a learning tool, if you approach it the right way that will help you go that step further up on the career ladder.


3.    Start up your business 

Difference between successful entrepreneurs and ones whose ideas went down the drain – networking or lack of it. 

For those of you that want to start your own business, communication is key. The connections you build earlier on will decide the faith of your business later on – investors, companies looking for partners, or just simply a pool of new ideas, networking events are simply a must for entrepreneurs.


4.    Improve future job search 

So in the end when you draw the line what you get is a recipe for great personal branding. From the connections you make, to the industry knowledge you soak up, to the tips and tricks you learn from industry specialists to the way you learn to present and carry yourself with confidence, networking will help improve your personal and professional skills, that way improving your future job search.

Oct 16, 2018 by Petya

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