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  • Why Network?

    Networking is simply talking to or contacting people you know to find job leads. It is the most effective way to find a job! Think about it. Most of us find jobs through people we already know such as family, friends, our doctor, dentist...people we meet during our normal everyday lives.

    Consider the categories listed below. Then, on a sheet of paper write the names of people from each category who may be able to help you in your job search. Again, these are not necessarily the names of people you know well, just people you've met who may be able to give you some helpful information.




    professional colleagues clergy secretaries customers
    classmates friends fraternity/sorority druggist
    ex-employers PTA store owners barber/hairdresser
    former co-workers insurance agents elected officials banker
    doctors neighbors volunteer activities
    dentists children's teachers salespersons

    Go to Table of ContentsOther Sources of Job Information, and Record of Job Leads.

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