Vasiliver-Shamis is spot on and there is a Harry Potter reference, so this article is a must read!
As a Scientist I felt out of the norm in that I loved meeting people and doing what I can to help. My colleagues reactions to the word “networking” or when I wanted them to attend various events with me was always interesting, but this article explains the importance of building your network! At some point in my career I was told, it is not only WHAT you know, but WHO you know! This cannot be more true!
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