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5 Tips for More Effective Networking

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Strong Ties, Weak Ties: Creating a Smarter Network

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At times, networking can seem like trudging up Bascom Hill in a foot of snow with the wind blowing in your face — but it doesn’t have to be that way! How can you shift the odds in your favor? By using both your strong and weak Badger ties.

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Top Tips for In-Person Networking

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Some people find networking in person easier because they can look the other individual in the eye. Others find this more intimidating. Whichever way you feel, these tips can help you get the most out of face-to-face networking.

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Donna Beestman

The 2/3rds Rule

What percentage of your job search time should you spend on networking to get the highest return on your investment? Find out in this short video featuring executive career strategist Donna Beestman MA’68.

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