Social Networking: Closer Than You Think

For job seekers and employers, sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook offer less than six degrees of separation

Personal or social networks are groups of individuals who are related to each other by specific types of relationships, such as school, work, family, and friends. Since referrals account for approximately 30% of external hires regardless of the size of the organization, you should start exploring social-networking sites as a way to expand your universe of contacts.

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