Know the Steps to Effective Networking ... Via E-mail

Know the Steps to Effective Networking … Through E-mail

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(Image: Thinkstock)

In this day and age making connections can happen in a myriad of ways. Networking can be essential to job placement or advancement and must be handled with finesse. Common ways of networking such as through a friend or in person at a “networking” event can lead someone on the fast track.

An underused method of networking that could also be helpful is through e-mail. Brazen Careerist highlights some ways to network through email.

1. Spot your prey

Unlike in-person networking, email networking lets you take on one relationship at a time sans business cards. While in person, this kind of attention to detail and information-gathering could be be jarring and suspicious; using your mouse and keyboard allows you to do your research and tailor your approach in a good way to make meaningful connections.

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