Post some proposed steps for building and maintaining a strong professional network, including examining the merits of doing so. Be sure to include the following:
- What are some benefits you can gain by developing your professional network? How can you be benefit to others through professional networking? In other words, what are some ways to develop a mutually beneficial professional network?
- Do you feel that professional networking is worth the effort?
- What steps can you take to create and/or expand your professional network? Once you establish a professional network, what are some things you can do to sustain and grow your networking efforts?
Refer to the Week 7 Discussion Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use this grading rubric to assess your work.