Do they establish and maintain an extensive network of contacts?
Networking is the ability to establish contacts with a wide range of people, making it possible to mutually help each other in professional and personal situations. It is a two-way process: by helping and attending to our network of contacts, we make it easier for them to help us.
- Establishes informal contacts with others, in addition to the contacts required for work. Ex.: Has friendly chats about work, children, sports, news, etc.
- Appears to be open, accessible and confident in themselves in social situations.
- Seeks and finds opportunities to meet new people.
- Quickly responds to requests for help from others, despite the fact that they do not have a higher hierarchical position or that they are not part of their team.
- Maintains strong personal relationships with their colleagues.
- Establishes and maintains a broad network of cordial and friendly relationships with many individuals inside and outside their Organisation.
- Remembers significant details about each person (interests, hobbies, current projects) that make it easier to start conversations with their contacts.
- Considers any person to be a source of potential help and makes good use of any opportunity to establish contacts.
- Takes the initiative to improve and strengthen their "friendships" with colleagues or clients, outside of the Organisation.
- Actively participates in different social events.
- Is continuously maintaining their network of contacts.
- Helps others solve problems or achieve their objectives and shares information in order to facilitate collaboration.
- Is able to bring people from different environments together.
- Makes good use of their personal relationships in order to achieve their work objectives.
- Asks for contributions or suggestions from those outside of their immediate environment.
- Seeks and finds opportunities to collaborate, in a mutually beneficial manner, with people who they do not usually work with.