Business Networking

  • 5 Networking Tips For People Who Hate Networking

    5 Networking Tips For People Who Hate Networking

    By Melissa Cassera Sweaty palms, check. Nervous flutters, check. Dry mouth, check. If you're feeling this way, I'm going to venture to guess you're attending a business networking event where you don't know a single person in the room and are now standing in the corner like a wilted flower hoping... Continue Reading

  • 12-Step Programs: Underground Network for Jobs

    12-Step Programs: Underground Network for Jobs

    Twelve-step programs, such as Alcoholics and Emotions Anonymous, constitute underground networks. That means intense bonding -- and nothing could be more ideal for help finding jobs. After all, your past isn't held against you. Continue Reading

  • Hot New Networking Technique: Relational Savvy

    Hot New Networking Technique: Relational Savvy

    Career networking may seem like an intense game of chess where every move is part of the bigger plan and it does not matter how you get to the end as long as you get there. But the game of career networking is changing -- and in fact, it isn't much of a game at all. Successful networkers focus more on... Continue Reading

  • How to Be a Better Networker

    How to Be a Better Networker

    Networking is important when you are looking for a job. Research suggests that 80 percent of people get their jobs through their network, according to a report on ABC News. But how can you become a better networker? AOL Jobs spoke with Laura Labovich, founder and chief career strategist of Aspire! Empower!... Continue Reading

  • November, December: Key Months for Job Hunting

    November, December: Key Months for Job Hunting

    November and December are the best of job hunting times. That's because you encounter lots of people outside your industry, ranging from family and friends to Joe in the deli you give a few bucks to tor the holidays, and Emily, the neighbor who works at a local corporation. Those outside your usual circle of... Continue Reading

  • Majority of Job Seekers Found Their Last Job By Networking Online

    Majority of Job Seekers Found Their Last Job By Networking Online

    Sitting in front of a computer for most of the day and night and searching Internet job sites and scrolling down Facebook are not how most people find jobs. Most jobs are found through networking -- such as telling people you're looking for work. But the definition of networking is changing from going out... Continue Reading

  • Six Rules for Effective 'Net-working

    Six Rules for Effective 'Net-working

    By Robert Half International For busy workers, networking online is a great way to quickly meet dozens -- or even hundreds -- of like-minded professionals. It also can be an option for those less inclined to reach out and socialize with new business contacts in a traditional setting. Web sites like... Continue Reading