Just as salespeople always ask for referrals to new clients, career advancers remain on the lookout for new contacts. Whenever someone mentions that they have a friend or relative in your industry, ask follow-up questions such as, “Where do they work?” and “Are they happy?” The person might respond, “Why don’t you ask them yourself? Here’s the number.” You have now uncovered a networking opportunity that can lead to job tips and other useful information.
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