Research on 40,000 people shows that the most effective networking strategy is a selective, less superficial initial approach, followed by diversification after you’ve been at a company for two years.

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The Best Way to Network in a New Job

by Rob Cross and Peter Gray


Summary. What’s the best way for a new hire to start making connections in an organization? Research on 40,000 people shows that the most effective strategy is not broad outreach or relying on a mentor to make introductions but instead a more selective, less superficial initial approach, followed by diversification beyond the two-year mark.

Read the article on Harvard Business Review HERE