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September 2nd, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Networking in the Age of COVID-19

Ask any seasoned journalist how they got their current job, and it will likely boil down to one word: networking.  Networking, the practice of making interpersonal connections to access professional opportunities, has existed for decades. In fact, according to a 2016 study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of new jobs are now filled through networking. 



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