A brief Google search will reveal that many people consider networking to be the single most effective strategy used in advancing your career. Therefore, learning the skills for effective networking is definitely worth the time and energy. All postgraduates can benefit by learning effective networking techniques and practices that will allow them to maintain professional contacts that can be used as sources and references for future jobs.
You can join in a ‘webinar’ today at 4pm, presented by Richard Carruthers, the Work Based Development Coordinator for Postgraduate Researchers at the University of Southampton. A ‘webinar’ is an online seminar or conference that you can join in on without leaving your desk!