Networking Made Easy? How to Be the Student Everyone Wants to Hire

Last weekend I attended my alma mater’s alumni homecoming weekend. As part of this weekend, I signed up for a mentoring event within the business school. I was told that I could give a small presentation on a topic that the participating students would find valuable, and I was told I could choose one of a few different topics. The choices were “Networking Made Easy”, “Interviewing Tips”, or “Women in the Business World.” Obviously, I’m a little unqualified to speak about one of these topics, so it was a choice between¬†interviewing¬†and networking. ¬†Ultimately, I chose to speak about networking because of how pivotal it was for me finding my current job. Without the ridiculous amount of networking I did, I’d probably still be unemployed.
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