5 Networking Deal-Breakers

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The Quota-Filler: "Don’t cast your net too wide. It’s about quality of the connections, not quantity," Joy says. Think about what kind of person with what kind of background you'd like to interact with--one who relates most with your field or interests. "You’ve got to keep those interactions going, and if you have too many, it can be hard to manage. It’s so much easier to keep up with a small pool of people  every four to six weeks versus 20 to 50."

The Quota-Filler: “Don’t cast your net too wide. It’s about quality of the connections, not…