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Create your own professional networking system that is appropriately prioritized, is efficient to manage and delivers results.

Create a personal networking plan

Keep track of all your contacts to make your job search easier.

Creating a structured plan and process is vital to any successful venture, including managing your job search networking campaign. It is critical that you clearly identify your network contacts, develop a personalized networking plan, and build an administrative process to manage it all.

Before starting to create a two-tiered networking system, remember the most important concept underlying the networking process: Ask your network contacts for their help, not for a job. People are delighted to help, but few will have jobs to offer you.

Tier-one contacts

These are the hottest prospects and people you know best—current and past colleagues and managers, vendors, consultants, and recruiters with whom you have an established relationship.

Process: Your initial contact will likely

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