Rather than being disappointed by canceled conferences or meet-ups, taking advantage of the perks of networking online can be a game-changer. Some of the best professional networking events are going digital and will be more accessible than ever before. No matter your career, there are opportunities to participate in remote networking through virtual gatherings like webinars, workshops, and more.
In these types of digital events, you get the chance to network with fellow participants and industry leaders like you would at a conference, but usually in a smaller, more personal group. There are Facebook and LinkedIn groups, Slack communities, and other digital cohorts where you can connect and share ideas. As businesses move towards a permanently a remote workforce, the popularity of online networking will continue to soar.
Even if you’re just starting your career, there’s potential for forging meaningful relationships through online networking beyond just LinkedIn. In fact, this new wave of digital networking is almost limitless, and the lack of geographic barriers is exciting. Check out the visual guide below from LiveCareer for tips on how to make the most of it.