Networking in Today’s Knowledge-Sharing Economy

Networking in Today’s Knowledge-Sharing Economy

One of the most frustrating lessons you will inevitably learn when trying to find a job is the realization that the world we live in is not, as much as we may like it to be, a meritocracy. Even if you are a highly qualified candidate with years of experience and a stellar resume, a less-qualified applicant may get the job simply because he or she has made better connections. Although networking is consistently highlighted as a vital component to securing a job, how important is it nowadays? More specifically, what role does networking play in the globalized knowledge-sharing economy that defines our day and age? To answer this question, […]