Q: I just moved across the country and I don’t know anyone here. How can I get started networking?
Networking in a new city can be intimidating, but building your network is essential. Start online by researching groups that may be of interest to you or beneficial for your job search. If you’re an accountant, investigate events of the local accounting groups. Many cities have young professionals organizations, trade groups, industry associations or interest groups that have in-person meetings. You can also use online social media to help you establish in-person connections. Check out Linkedin.com for groups that may be focused on your area and see when they might have meetups or events. [Read More...]