Workforce Wednesday: Networking, an essential part in finding the best job

Did you know that 80 percent of all jobs are found through networking? In today’s world, networking is such a vital part in searching and finding not only a job, but the best job that turns into a career.

People seeking employment or looking for that better job, need to realize that they are on a job interview everyday. Your interactions with your network of friends, colleagues, church contacts, neighbors and family have the potential of opening up a door to your next employment opportunity. Make sure you are always taking advantage of networking opportunities.

For additional information about networking, view our Smart Start guide online.

In addition, Workforce Services provides a training program called Work Success, which gives you the tools you need to be successful in your job search. The program has a 79% success rate for those who participate.