Taking the Work Out of Networking
Karen Wickre isn’t a “work the room kind of person.” In our interview the former Silicon Valley veteran lays out her low-pressure approach to building and keeping a network that counts. LINK
Your Next Career is “All About the Network”
“It’s all about the network. It’s always been about the network. 85 percent of jobs are filled through referrals, not through resumes.” Check in with career coach John Tarnoff. His book “Boomer Reinvention” is a no-nonsense reality check on the importance of your network when making career moves. LINK
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We’re taking a week off to hike, spend time with family and friends and reflect on our work at Next For Me. The newsletter will be back on July 24th with updates on our fall series of events.
Until we return, consider joining My Community our online group discussing what’s next. LINK
The former Google executive, editorial director of Twitter and self-described introvert offers networking advice for anyone who has ever cancelled a coffee date due to social anxiety—about how to nurture a vibrant circle of reliable contacts without leaving your comfort zone.
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