In 2011, I wrote a very similar post in the wake of a multi-year rough employment market that plagued many. Since that post, almost three years has passed, but the concepts I discussed previously have remained the same—which likely means that a strong professional network is something you need at ALL times.
The other day I received this nice email from LinkedIn. Apparently, they wanted to let me know that I was one of the top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles of their over 200 million member site. Of course it brought a smile to my face. While, in isolation, this is no accomplishment,