Hot New Networking Technique: Relational Savvy

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Career networking may seem like an intense game of chess where every move is part of the bigger plan and it does not matter how you get to the end as long as you get there.

But the game of career networking is changing -- and in fact, it isn't much of a game at all. Successful networkers focus more on nurturing meaningful relationships with a clear goal of how each connection can offer career guidance.

These networkers are not just successful, they're savvy, according to Dr. E. Chandler, assistant professor of management at California Polytechnic State University. Chandler studied this successful technique, which she calls "relational savvy."