Career Development—Professional Networking Pro-Tips

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Your professional network is a gold mine. But how can you get more from your connections without asking too much? Guests share how joining communities, volunteering professional services and building stronger relationships have helped them advance their careers.

Nina Scarnici, PMP, associate director of project management for Publicis Seattle, in Washington, USA, offers tips to help you build authentic relationships across your professional network.

Krishna Mohan, PMP, division head for program management, quality and tools for Nexteer Automotive, in Bengaluru, India, and Rick Knaggs, PMP, director of the global IT PMO for ICU Medical in San Clemente, California, USA, discuss how they bring value to others in their professional networks.

James Brady, PMP, CIO for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services shares how his professional network helped him move up the ladder and reach his career goals.

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Key Themes: [00:32] Get more from your professional network [02:20] Building relationships with new contacts [05:40] How to give back to your network [07:58] Asking for an introduction [10:30] Tapping your network for new opportunities [15:00] Strengthening connections with coworkers [17:32] How to ask for career advice

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