“How to Talk to Strangers” by Tammy L. Turner.

10 Tips for Successful Business Networking by Stephanie Speisman

Top 10 Ways to Maximize Your Networking Approachability by Scott Ginsberg

The Five Biggest Business Networking Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them by Sue Clement

Job Search and Career Networking Tips – Advocates creating and maintaining an active career network.

Critical Career Networking Tips: Key Networking Advice – A series of job-search networking tips from numerous sources begins with an explanation of why networking is so important.  According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, 48% of people get jobs through referrals—word of mouth.

Professional Networking articles, Job Hunt Strategy Resources – One link to multiple links to material related to professional networking.

Job Networking Tips– This article offers tips and guidance that people who are not comfortable with networking may find helpful.  A grid is provided to help identify possible contacts.

Job Networking Tips: How to Find a Job By Building Relationships – Another article with networking advice that people who are not comfortable with networking may find helpful.

Job Search and Career Networking Tips – Emphasizes the need to create and maintain an active career network and offers tips for how to network productively.

6 Networking Tips for Your Job Search – The author suggests that for networking to be truly effective, you should connect and listen to others, and focus on helping them and making memorable connections.

Networking to Enhance Your Job Search – A substantive networking guide that may open your eyes to the fact that you’re already networking and may not realize it.

Nothing Personal Why Recruiters Don’t Get Back to You A behind-the-scenes process of what goes on in recruiting.