You’re at a networking event. Naturally, you flock to one of two groups: senior professionals who could offer you success and possible career advancement, or less intimidating peers who you already know or who have similar positions to you.
But if these are always your go-to networks, you are missing the untapped value that comes from students and new, young professionals. This includes future networking potential, long-term benefit and the demographic insight you could never squeeze from those other networks.
So says Kurt Heinrich, writing in The Potentiality. Public relations manager for the Vancouver School Board, Heinrich is well familiar with the professional potential of our youth. Read his How to Build a Professional Network with Entry Level Connections.