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How to Ace a Networking Event and Build a Great Network

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Networking is a word that can strike fear in the hearts of many; others are energized by the thought of meeting new people.  At the end of the day, that’s all that networking is: building a network of new people.  The hope, of course, is that the individuals in your network will – at some point – be able to help you: with a job opportunity, by introducing you to another helpful connection, with a service they provide, or by hiring you to represent them.  As the old adage goes, “it’s not what you know, but who you know.”  Why, then, are so many people intimidated by the idea of networking?