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5 mins | May 13, 2020

Why I’ve had to change my mind about networking

In a locked-down world the need to build connections has never been greater, or more physically impossible. "Yet I still harboured a quaint belief in the idea that it was possible to get on in life because of what you knew, not who. Today, as figures show companies cut a devastating 20m jobs last month in the US alone, this belief sounds hopelessly naive. Anyone looking for work needs all the help they can get. For a graduate who has not even had a chance to jam a foot in the door, that need is far greater." Business columnist of the Financial Times, Pilita Clark, comments.

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