Whether it be at work, in the community, or on deployment, when you are interacting with people you have the opportunity to build a network of contacts that can prove very helpful. Networking can build good long-term relationships and help improve our knowledge of the organisation. For the less socially minded person, this may not come easily and can be a daunting experience. It’s a good idea to plan ahead when networking, know what you want to learn and use a friendly approach, don't be in a rush. With the pandemic forcing us to engage remotely remember it’s nice to be able to put a face to the voice or email - conversation starters can help break the ice. Michael Page's 11 benefits of networking and their 10 networking tips will work for anyone. How's your network?