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Why Network with People Who AREN'T In Your Field?

Networking is important for all independent contractors and, as such, we provide a plethora of networking tips on the Talent Development Centre. Just this past Tuesday, we shared a guest post from Freshbooks containing detailed networking advice for introverts. Many of our past tips suggest finding groups related to your expertise and forming a circle with like-minded people. This is terrific advice but you should keep in mind that you will also benefit by networking with those who are not in your field. Have a look at this video from CareerHMO for five reasons it's a good idea and some tips for doing so.