April 9, 2012
Don’t Have Time to Schmooze? 5 Creative Ways Working Parents Can Network
So they always say networking is a vital part to facilitating career success. But with job duties, travel, children’s projects and emergencies, many parents may not have the time — nor the energy — to schmooze at those after-work events or cocktail hours.
There are many ways to network that may not include spending hours at a special event during time you might need for helping the kids after school, attending a recital or taking on your side hustle (so you can pay for that family trip to Disneyland).Â Writer Laura Vanderkam offers several creative ways parents can network and schmooze even if they don’t have much time in the day for extras.