Going from college life to a full-time career can feel like a drastic change for many young professionals. In college, you may have gotten used to meeting lots of different people in your classes, participating in various clubs and organizations, and having regular campus events to attend.
But when you’re just starting out in your career, you may not know very many people in your field (if any), and if you’ve relocated to a new area, you may not know many people at all.
Networking is a great way to meet new people and build your personal brand. The more you expand your network and build connections, the more doors will open for you in your career.
Read on for 5 tips for putting yourself out there as a networking young business professional.