Today most job offers come through referral and word of mouth, it's not what you know, it's who you know. What does this mean for you? Network, network, network.
Let's discuss some key ways you can grow your contacts list through effective networking techniques. Networking is a state of mind. Think about that sentence for a moment, a state of mind, not simply an activity but instead a hat put on each morning reminding you to to be proactive.
If you change your mentality
Too often I hear people say 'I'm confident in my skills but I find it hard to promote myself to others' or 'I feel like I'm being arrogant if I promote myself, so I prefer to let others do the talking'. I'm sure a lot of you can relate to the above statements, the key here is understanding every successful business person is confident in promoting their products & services. Ask yourself this question, if I can boast about someone else's business then why am I not confident in
Have you ever looked up a brand online, only to find they have a dusty relic of a website?
What about a business Facebook page with no posts since 2012?
We've all experienced this kind of resistance, or lack of attention to new technology, and sadly these businesses are not tapping into their full potential. Your competitors are utilising social media, modern websites and online advertising, so why aren't you?
Over a year ago we heard that 'more Google Searches take pla