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Networking for People Who Hate Networking

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“You are cordially invited to a networking event. Wear your best business clothes and bring your A-game. It’s time to make a good first impression!”

If you’ve been working in the professional world, there’s a chance you’ve received an email invitation like the one above. You know the game: there’s an event for up-and-comers that’s going to help you pave the way forward for your career.

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Setting Yourself Up for Successful Networking (and How We Can Help)

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Very few of us can look at where we are and really say that we got here alone — there are always people we have come to know to help us get there, and in today’s world of social media and increasing interconnectivity, we’ve come to know a lot of people. But we can sometimes fall prey to our own expanding contacts list — can you make sure you’re getting the most from what can almost become a deluge of connections? And can you do it without being fake?

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