In this episode of HR Coffee Time Sharon Peake (CEO of Shape Talent) talks through the 8 people in your network who will set you up for career success. Listen to the episode to find out who these 8 people are and what you can do to identify them and build a relationship with them.
This is the last in a series of episodes about networking. The other episodes on this topic are:
· Episode 16: How to become more confident about networking
· Episode 15: How networking can help your career
· Episode 11: Networking – the 3 most important networks for your career
Key Points From This Episode
] Introduction to Sharon Peake and the work that Shape Talent does
] How Sharon identified the 8 people you need in your network
] Why women find it harder to build strong networks for their careers
] Your operational network – experts and navigators
] Your network for growth – mentors, challengers & accountability partners
] Your strategic network – connectors
] The power of weak ties
] Your strategic network – sponsors & key bearers
] How to find a sponsor
] How to take action to identify and build relationships with the 8 key people
] Easy-to-implement networking tips
] Sharon’s book recommendation, “Working Identity” by Herminia Ibarra
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