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February 1, 2010

Here's the secret of successful networking: It's not all about you

  • There's good news for networkers: It really doesn't have to be that bad.
  • By JON SILVER
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Jones-Kaminski
    Networking is a freighted word that people often associate with aggressive self-promotion or calling up long-lost bosses and colleagues to beg for help on a job hunt.

    Kendra Fuller, an associate principal at Sparling, a Seattle-based engineering firm, said she has had bad experiences with networking in the past. Just the word, she said, brings to mind “What can get I out of someone?”


     
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