National Career Development Month!
If you are thinking about making career changes or just need a lift to get you over the job stress for the next few months, connect with an old boss, a former colleague or fellow professional.
Keep in mind that networking actually begins way before you are in the market for a new job or career.
Remember also that networking is always a two way street and maintaining contact with you former colleagues and other professionals is important. It's not just about what they can offer you, but what you can do to help them.
For some great networking tips, check out the following:
1. The Riley Guide
2. Quint Careers
3. Los Angeles Chinese Learning Center - Article by Carl Reid
4. Career Journal
Great book on Networking:
Masters of Networking; Building Relationships for Your Pocketbook and Soul
By - Ivan R. Misner, PhD & Don Morgan MA
The book is a collection of stories, ideas from well known authors, successful professionals and entrepreneurs.