How To Capitalize On Holiday Networking

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With all of the socializing that happens during the holiday season -- the parties, the celebrations, the family gatherings -- there's a good chance you'll meet a few people you'll want to stay in touch with and maybe even one or two you think might prove useful in your job search in the new year.

But when should you follow up with these contacts? How do you reconnect without being a pest? Here are a few tips for making the most out of your new relationships.