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We have all heard the cliché, "it's not what you know, but whom you know." As you build your career, you'll find that the relationships you develop are as important, and sometimes more important, than the qualifications listed on your resume. Networking should be a critical part of your job search. Everyone has a network you just need to learn how to tap into your network to make the most of your connections. From the resources below find out how to develop your network, how to keep in touch with individuals and how to make networking a two-way street.

Seattle Networking Guide
Provides information to help people advance their careers, companies and causes in the Seattle area.

Monster.com: Networking
Information about how to network, including a networking timeline

Networking Your Way to a New Job
Article on networking with many follow-up links to additional resources

Successful Networking
At least 60% of all jobs are found by networking - find resources on how to successfully network.

Professional Associations
Professional associations are an excellent resource for career exploration when you are starting out, and for networking as you grow in your new profession

Associations and Societies
Over 300 professional and industry associations and societies listed.




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