Think Like an Editor blog by Steve Davis and Emilie Davis, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

May you find success in your networking

By · Monday, May 4th, 2015

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MAY you …

For the month of May, we are devoting this blog to our wishes for journalists present and future: “MAY you … “

Every day, you will find a tip, a tidbit or a top-of-mind piece of advice we hope will help you now and later

Networking. It’s one of those words that can have different meanings for different people, with just as many outcomes.

In a recent post published on Time — and originally published on Startup Institute — the writer begins with this truism:

“Networking can be terrifying.”

It doesn’t have to be that way.

May you feel comfortable and find success in your networking.

Here are the first three tips in 8 Habits of Successful Networkers to get you started:

Don’t these sound like approaches that are natural for journalists? Whether you are fresh out of college networking for your first job or a veteran seeking connections for a career change, these eight habits can help.

Take the fear out of networking and put your skills to work for you.

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