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15 Networking Mistakes You Can't Make

Zac Frank, Tania Khadder, and Alice Handley | InsideTech

March 26, 2010

Not Tying Up Loose Ends

You found a new job! You reached out to everyone you knew who might be able to help you. They helped you find opportunities, got your foot in the door, secured interviews and now it’s finally over.

Not quite.

You will probably need those people again at some point in the future. Write them a thank you note for their help and let them know what you ended up doing. And you cannot just do this for the person or people who helped you find the job you took. Do it for everyone who helped or offered to.

And come on, it’s just polite.