Remember This When You Network

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Young People Networking
Tip of the Day Networking is one of the most effective tools there is for getting a job. To be effective at it, you have to work at it. Remember: You can’t tap perfect strangers on the shoulder and expect them to do you a favor. So don’t just ask for help. Offer your own by sharing job leads and news, providing recommendations and introducing people. Being thoughtful is a part of this, too. Send congratulatory notes when someone gets… continue…

Who Me? Network? Here’s How To Without Fear

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Networking is particularly tough for introverts, people who dread the idea of circulating at an event for the purpose of talking to strangers. But it can be done, and by using a few tricks you can have productive conversations with a minimum of strain. On this week’s Hangout, Lynne Goldman and Susan Morris of Pennsylvania-based Merit Career Development take a look at how the introverted among us can create a strategy for talking to people in ways that can build… continue…

Who Me? Network? Join Us Live

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Join us today for a live Google Hangout on how you can make yourself comfortable with networking. We’ll start at 2 p.m. ET. Watch the Hangout live by clicking here. Our guests are Lynne Goldman and Susan Morris of the Pennsylvania career development firm Merit Systems. They’ll give us tips to help you reach out in ways that fit with your own comfortable, personal style. We’ve all heard that networking is the best way to get a job and to… continue…

How to Network (Almost) Painlessly

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We’ve all heard that networking is the best way to get a job and to strengthen your position if layoffs are on the horizon. That doesn’t mean it’s easy to do, especially if you’re not the type of person who likes wading into a pack of strangers armed with nothing but your business card. But the bottom line is networking is important – some would say critical – to landing a job, and it’s an ongoing thing: You have to… continue…

Startup Vows to Double Bandwidth With Easy Upgrade

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MagnaCom promises huge benefits with more efficient control over how data is converted to waves for transmission over networks. continue…

Let Your Alumni Network Boost Your Job Hunt

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Alumni networks can provide an instant connection to a wide range of professionals and are a great resource for networking. They offer an opportunity to connect to top executives and key professionals in your field, who you may not otherwise have an opportunity to connect with. And alumni have been known to give job seekers a big leg up in their job search. Are you taking advantage of your alma mater to its fullest potential? If not, here are some… continue…

All Tech Companies are Suspected Cyber-Spies, Huawei Exec Warns

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Huawei is still not a spy, exec says, insisting that NSA scandal shows Verizon, Google, other U.S. IT firms are also suspect. continue…

Enterprises Look to SDN Benefits That Could Save Telcos Billions

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The same benefits that could save telecos billions of dollars in wireless network expansions could save millions for enterprises. continue…

DoD Fights For a Datacenter Network It Can Defend

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Effort to integrate networks, datacenters called the biggest IT overhaul in U.S. military history. continue…

How to Build Your Professional Network

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Networking is about more than handing out your business cards. This week, let’s look at the best ways you can build and maintain the relationships that will turn into your professional network — even if you hate networking.