No. 1 Myth About Networking

Networking frazzled
Networking frazzled

This is the second in a series. The first career "truth" that may not be so true was "Follow your passion."

It's become a truism that you can't find a job without face-to-face networking. I've become convinced that's a myth -- for a few reasons.

Yes, some of my clients have gotten all their jobs and otherwise boosted their careers thanks to networking. And they tend to be the people who are natural schmoozers online and off -- they love the process and embrace becoming LinkedIn Ninjas. Jobs seem to come to them.