It Isn’t Just Networking |

By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter reminds you that networking is only one part of the process. There is a lot more you need to do while you are networking.

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This one really isn’t the quick fix.  This is really a career strategy for you that you need to adopt in order to really land positions all the time that will leverage your skills and move you forward.

Is what I want to tell you.  It isn’t just networking that’s important.  Everyone is out there networking these days.  The bums, the losers, the mediocre people arenetworking all out there networking, too.

What are you going to do in order to stand out?

Standing out isn’t about doing it in your job search.  It is about doing it every day in your career.  How to be the leader?  How to be the person who is the best?  I do certain things to stand out in how I present myself.  I do with my videos.  I do with my podcasts.  I do with my e-zines… A whole host of different ways that job hunters and hiring managers get a sense of how I think and how I operate.  That has really profited me.

In your career, what can you do to stand out in your workplace?  How can you be the leader in your organization, even if you are a staff person?  How can you demonstrate your leadership and commitment to excellence that allows you to stand out from the losers and the bums and the mediocre people so that people will go, “Hey!  This person is really good!”

That’s really the strategy for you when you’re networking.  It isn’t just simply about doing it between job searches; it’s a career objective.  Where can you write?  What trade groups can you become a part of and contribute to.  Where can you be the leader in your life that is going to cause you to stand out from the mediocrity that exists out there.

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Jeff Altman, The Big Game HunterJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with over 2300 episodes.

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