Networking is about tuning into your profession and getting to know people with common interests. It’s a skill you can learn, practice and improve at – we’re not all naturals at meeting new people. Find out:
Based on your reading, map your current and potential professional networks.
Using this chart – Your Network– make a list of family members, family friends, personal friends and uni contacts who share or support your career interests.
Add the names of people or organisations who are potential contacts. For instance, professional associations in your industry or allied professions. Think about places where you could volunteer, do work experience, an internship or cadetship.