Networking is often a key factor in finding a job. The links below offer articles, tutorials and tips on this essential career skill.

Key Career Networking Resources, LiveCareers
Networking and Your Job Search, from The Riley Guide
Professional Networking, from
60-Second Networking: Three Elevator Speech Examples Any Professional Can Use in the Job Search, Robert Half
The Elevator Speech is the Swiss Army Knife of Job-Search Tool,
How Do I Network Using the Internet, and Why?, The Riley Guide

Networking 101

Elevator Pitch

Networking can be done both in person and electronically. With the growth of social media it can be an abundantly useful tool in building and maintaining your professional network.  Continue to the Social Media and the Job Search page for more information on leveraging social media in your professional life.