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How to Make People Think of You for Opportunities

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How to Make People Think of You for Opportunities
If you've ever gotten a job or a gig because someone "thought of you," you've benefited from networking. Good networking doesn't require anything slimy or selfish. It requires that you define yourself. And that means paying more attention to how you act when you meet or catch up with people.

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Benefiting from networking

If you’ve ever gotten a job or a gig because someone “thought of you,” you’ve benefited from networking.

Good networking doesn’t require anything slimy or selfish. It requires that you define...

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People's impression of you

If the people you know had to describe you and your deal, what would they say? What do you want them to say?

Clarifying people’s impressions of you doesn’t mean being fake, it actually mea...

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Describing your work

Think about the best definition of your work, your status, and your goals. Practice it a bit, to have something to say when people ask you what you’re up to. Everyone would prefer hearing a little ...

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