Ah, December. A magical month when people are filled with optimism and good will. Take advantage of the holiday cheer and the constant stream of parties in the last few weeks of the year to step up your networking efforts. If you are looking for a new position or want to grow in your current one, holiday parties are the perfect time to build a rapport and establish future connections with those already in your network or about to be.
Whether you're at an office event or a social one, holiday gatherings offer a great opportunity to get to know and impress others who may be able to help your career development. People are generally friendlier and more open during the holiday season making it easier for you to be friendly and open back. Here's how to make these parties work for you. READ MORE AT HUFFINGTON POST