Strategic networking is good for your career. The term strategic is simply about being mindful of where you need to be and where the environment is going. For example, they get too familiar with certain circles, and one can become their victim but build no familiarity, and there is no moral sense of care that makes life pleasant or amicable.
As a management consultant, Gabriel Topman engages in relatable places he belongs and does it with consideration of how the environment is reacting to him and is interests or initiatives. The consequence is a better understanding of customer behaviour, and sometimes, we even discover gaps and pain points.
Since we are not an HR specialist but we work with them, imagine the benefits of just hanging out with specialised colleagues on a regular basis and discussing your mutual interests and alignments at the networking events.
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