Building out a professional network is regularly cited as a crucial component of success in one’s career. Your network c…

Building out a professional network is regularly cited as a crucial component of success in one’s career. Your network can act as a sounding board, help you problem solve, platform and champion your work, or provide connections to further your career development.⁠

“The majority of jobs — 50 to 80 percent — are filled through networks. So, you can still apply for jobs, but that is the reality of building relationships over time,” says Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, an online networking hub for creatives with a community of nearly 1 million.⁠

However, the act of growing a network feels, to many, a monumental and intimidating task. So, BoF Careers sat down with fashion professionals, organisational behaviourists and the founder of a global networking platform, to gather their advice and actionable insights on how to network as a fashion professional today, from crafting that first reach-out message to strategically working an event space.⁠

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