With 70 to 80 percent of job offers coming as the direct result of networking, even the staunchest of introverts are realizing they need to shake some hands in order to advance their careers.
Unfortunately, many of us seem to make networking much more difficult than it need be. We focus on quantity over quality, for instance; we seem to think that shaking more hands and collecting more business cards is more important than shaking the right hands and generating enough interest in us to be asked for our business cards.
That is where this simple infographic from CareerBliss comes into play. Here, you’ll find five easy-to-follow tips that allow us to focus on the simpler aspects of networking – and to stay focused on what really matters: building relationships!