In one of my previous blog Networking to develop your career I wrote how networking is one way to help with career development which is frequently overlooked.
However, according to a recent survey by Ernest & Young, only 53% of people view networking as a professional skill.
Has networking developed an image issue?
Does the terminology bring about images of "all-boys"clubs?
What if we changed the name to be more reflective of modern day life?
We all know the power of social connectedness: the breadth and quality of our work relationships has a positive impact on health, both physically and psychologically, has impact on
our personal outcomes and achievements, and on the organisation's performance.
So, what shall we call it?