26. People Networking: A Vital and Indispensable Career Skill

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch26

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) People Networking: A Vital and Indispensable Career Skill, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch26

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177



  • people networking – vital, indispensable career skill;
  • networking - getting information, sharing information;
  • job placement centers, job fairs, recruiters - great networking opportunities


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Is People Networking and Why Is It So Crucial?

  • Who Should You Network With?

  • Six Easy Steps To Follow for Successful Networking

  • Great Tips for Making Networking Easy

  • Networking At Your Work Place

  • How To Conduct a Networking Session for a New Job

  • How To Be a Fantastic Networker

  • Summary

  • Assignments and Discussion Topics

  • References