The Most Important Career Skill is Not What You Think It Is

March 3, 2017

Career Advice

6871382961_30cdee8823_zWhat skill will have the biggest impact on your career? It’s not your knowledge. It’s not your excellent communication chops. And it’s not your attitude. So what is it? Your network.

A recent Fast Company article called Forget Coding–Here’s the Skill You Need Most When You Start Your Career, outlined the reasons why networking is the one skill that will get you ahead. It’s even more important for recent graduates who are just starting their careers. Networking can help open doors for you, give you industry and career insight, and set you apart from a pack of similar-sounding applicants.

We’re all about being proactive, so we’ve rounded up our best posts on networking. Start taking notes…

Image via screenpunk/Flickr.

About Spectrum Brands Careers

Spectrum Brands is a global $5 Billion Consumer Products company headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin. While you may not be familiar with the Spectrum Brands name, there is no doubt you will recognize some of our brands.

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