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Professional Networking: It Won’t Kill You

The Starr Conspiracy loves to throw a good party, but we realize that not everyone likes to network and connect with colleagues and peers in the same way.

  • Some people can only talk about work if they’ve been drinking.
  • Other people can’t stand the idea of socializing with coworkers after 5PM.

No man is an island. At some point in your career — whether you’re a student or a Boomer — you’ll have to enter a room and make small talk with strange people.

And it won’t kill you.

Check out this infographic on the types of professional networkers from Gist. Which one do you most resemble? And what do you do to get out of your comfort zone?