Why People Who Build Smaller Networks Are More Successful, Backed by Science

“Research shows that people who build open networks earn higher salaries and get promoted more rapidly. They manage “balanced ties” across organizational lines to obtain information and influence impact. They network not just across functional lines, but also up and down hierarchical levels.” – Jeff Haden, Contributing Editor, INC. 

This summer take action and initiate starter-connections across your workplace environment. During summer experiences, internships, and research assistantships are the perfect low-stakes opportunities to build memorable rapport. That all begins with a little bit of grit and curiosity! 

To continue the conversation read the full-length article here. For more information feel free to reference the Professional Goal Setting and Networking Guide resource or schedule an appointment to speak with a Career Advisor.  

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community