career management

Just How Important is Networking? Here is scientific proof ...

We are always told that building and maintaining a network is key to our career, but is there any real proof that networking can help us to access the 70%-80% of jobs that never advertised, but filled through word of mouth? This video from Science Alert "Are we really all connected by just six degrees of separation?" doesn't explicitly set out to prove that fact, but it does provide hard evidence that making random connections with others is a powerful strategy towards landing that next job.

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