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Networking Email:  Warm it UP!

Networking Email: Warm it UP!

  Business students on the job search know the drill on the networking email: Tell the reader where and what you’re studying. Mention your career focus. Express admiration for the reader’s accomplishments.  Ask for assistance, suggestions, connections.  Invite reader for coffee. Now think of this drill from the reader’s perspective: Meeting you will take time and energy, two commodities in short supply for anyone you’re likely to want to network with.  You may get a few contacts, some information about life in the company and industry, (and maybe some bragging rights about having a meeting on Wall St.)  The reader will get…coffee.  Even if the reader does respond positively to…

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