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The Power of Weak Connections for Job Hunting

The Power of Weak Connections for Job Hunting

We often hear that it's not what you know, but who you know when it comes to job hunting. However, did you know that people we barely know are more helpful in finding jobs than those we're close to? This is because our strong ties are too similar to us, while weak ties expose us to new ideas, information, and opportunities. In fact, a study found that weak ties are responsible for most job positions. So don't underestimate the power of weak connections in your job search!


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