TITLE

It's what you know and who you know

AUTHOR(S)
Rhys, Gwen
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;7/25/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 29, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the benefits of networking to young professionals. The concept of networking is about building and nurturing relationships and visualizing connections between people, concepts and ideas in order to maximize opportunities. The benefits are gaining information and knowledge, sourcing resources, sharing best practice and gaining new clients. The excellent way for young professionals to develop conversation skills is by reading trade and professional magazines.
ACCESSION #
20282674

 

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