Are you the type of networker who likes to make it rain business cards? Maybe you’re a business card hoarder whose assortment of contact cards rivals the size of your childhood baseball card collection?
There’s no doubt about the fact that business networking is important. In fact, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that as many as 70% of all jobs are filled through networking!
However, there’s a big difference between approaching networking like a seasoned professional in order to effectively gain access to the world’s “hidden job market” and committing any of the seven deadly sins of business networking described in the infographic below.
Read on to find out if you fall into any of these “7 types of professional networker” categories to uncover the business networking mistakes that could be killing your career!
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