The importance of networking is nothing new; but a fresh new year is the perfect time to reach out to colleagues to wish them well in the year ahead. After all, networking is all about keeping in touch.
Make this the year that you build and nurture business relationships. A strong network can expose you to new job prospects and help in building your personal brand.
Resolve to: Meet more people. Join an industry association and actually attend their networking events and workshops. Set a reminder on your calendar to reach out to your current network either with by e-mail or in person.