How I built a new professional network with LinkedIn
When I first landed in Silicon Valley from France in 2008, I did not know a single soul.
I had left behind a strong network, built the old fashioned way in Europe. Suddenly and truly “out of network,” I found myself among strangers.
Luckily for me, there was LinkedIn. In just a few months, I was able to establish a network of the strength and quality that would have taken years for me to build through traditional means.
Here are some of the simple yet powerful steps I took as I built my new network. If you need to re-establish yourself – either because of a relocation or because of a transformation in your professional life – I encourage you to consistently do all of these . . .