Interviews can be stressful, but they are a great opportunity to expand your network. Whether you are interviewing for a job or interviewing a candidate, networking is all about building relationships and every interview is an opportunity to start a relationship, find common ground, and build rapport. Here are some tips to help you leverage interviews as networking opportunities:
By following these tips, you can turn interviews into valuable networking opportunities. Remember, networking is all about building relationships, so be present and thoughtful in your interactions.
Job search is a marathon, not a sprint. Each connection you make could be the person who makes an introduction or referral for you to a different company in the future resulting in the offer you are targeting.
Our Allora Networking Planner gives you an easy way to map your network to identify and plan your outreach to add connections to your target companies. The Networking Planner is also used to request referrals or introductions from our team’s network when a client does not have any in their own network. Our Job Search Networking Templates are a simple way to start drafting your messages or a guide to edit them to be more effective and reusable during your job search.