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Do men and women need to network differently?

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Andy Milner

It's likely related to a supposed difference in how women use their networks vs men (although I do think that these are fairly sweeping generalisations by gender, as I know many cases that are the opposite).

 

Here are some interesting quotes from an article giving networking advice to women. 

 

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women often hesitate to ask for help because they don’t want to “exploit” their network and they’re too modest.

 

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When women seek a mentor, the study says, they tend to look for someone they want to be friends with rather than someone they can learn from.

 

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The difference in the way men and women approach networking can have a big impact on career opportunities. Here are six ways women can leverage their connections for the same kind of boost men enjoy.

 

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