Reaching outside of your immediate workplace can bring you in touch with a world of other people who share the same work interests. Connecting with your professional community is a great way to expand the possibilities for your career (and maybe even learn a few new tricks of the trade).
Find a few resources below to help you connect with your professional community both online and in person.
- Unions and professional organizations can help you keep up with the latest industry developments, find out how to further your career, meet others in your field, and even fight for better pay or working conditions if you are being treated unfairly.
- If online networking isn't for you, many unions or professional organizations have real-life get-togethers that might help you network with others in your profession in a more personal way.
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