My latest Memphis Daily News column is out, “Relationship Building Blocks.” In it, I focus on the importance of networking and relationship building to your job search.
When you’re working to turn over a new leaf in your career, you start with the basics: an updated resume, a catchy cover letter, new business cards and a fresh LinkedIn profile. These pieces are requirements of your search, but they’re not where the important work happens. The foundation of a long-term career is built on networking.
Alan Collins, author of “Unwritten HR Rules” once said, “Pulling a good network together takes effort, sincerity and time.”
To read my entire article, and learn about how to grow your network and improve your likelihood of getting hired, visit the Memphis Daily News site here.
Author: Angela Copeland
Angela Copeland is Founder and Coach for Copeland Coaching, a great way to jump start your job search. Follow her on Twitter @CopelandCoach for tips on finding the perfect job for you.