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I'd like to add you to my professional network

The panel dives into a topic that makes most software developers cringe: Professional networking. Starting with a definition - what does it even mean? - they go into hacks they’ve found for getting more comfortable with networking, building your network in person or online, and then using your network to find new job opportunities or consulting work.

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(00:00) - It's party time, y'all
(01:04) - Welcome, friends
(05:42) - Defining "professional network"
(11:49) - Just a developer thing?
(13:22) - A super smart question from the chat
(16:33) - When you need to be transactional
(20:09) - Another super smart chat question
(23:15) - Nick's magical Borders story
(26:17) - The best article about good conversations
(28:24) - Sponsor: Changelog++
(29:20) - It's all networking, right?
(33:02) - Utilizing your network
(38:10) - You can totally practice these things
(40:17) - How Amelia practices talking to humans
(41:37) - Awkward online interactions
(47:08) - Wrapping up
(48:32) - Next up on the pod

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