The Harvard Business Review has a great tip today, entitled “Always Say Yes to Networking.” I love this tip because it emphasizes how important it is to maintain personal connections with the friends and associates in your network — and to think of networking as the process of keeping in touch and maintaining relationships, not just meeting up for the purpose of job-hunting or other goals.
Most of the physicians and medical office managers and staff we work with do little or no networking at all. This is such a missed opportunity. Staying in contact with your network is great for your morale and your perspective — not just your job prospects.
It’s harder, perhaps, for medical professionals to break away for coffee or lunch with a friend or colleague. But, social networking can help — I’m personally so grateful for the friendships I’ve rekindled using Facebook. Find whatever ways work for you to keep in touch with the people you’ve met along your journey.
Read the HBR tip here.