Networking is about serendipity: making your own luck. We’ve all heard of some guy who just happened to have a friend starting a business and brought them in — only to make a million dollars later. The reason the story is not uncommon is because that’s how most positions are filled. I once saw a statistic that over 92% of positions are filled through extended networks rather than traditional means (classifieds, resume sites, recruiters). [VentureBlog]
An excellent post on the values of networking… read on for more.