Graduates of ACCES Employment's Leadership Connections program share advice on how to build a strong professional network in Canada based on their own experiences.
Tatiana Pari met her current supervisor through a passion for music at a Speed Mentoring event. Her advice: share your passion beyond your work; real relationships are built on shared interests and human connections.
When Mahesh Kumar reached out to people, he never asked for a job; he was interested in what they had to share about their own career and professional experience. He now has a network of professional contacts that he can call on and offer advice in return. Building relationships is a two-way street – you need to contribute as much as you take.