You know that a strong, diverse, active network is a vital tool during the job search process. And you have no trouble picking up the phone and reaching out to those on your list of connections who might be able to help you or offer you some advice. But networking isn’t just about grabbing the phone in an emergency or using Facebook to look up your long lost thesis advisor and ask for a recommendation. Using your connections can also mean name-dropping. Here’s how to leverage your existing relationships to generate new ones.
Be a Name Dropper (in a Good Way)