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    Background: going into Year 12 student,

    So I read online and got advice from tsr that you should network as early as you can

    So after days of trying, I've finally got someone to connect with me and follow me back.. But now what?
    I have questions to ask him but apparently they don't like being asked questions about work? That I should just maintain relationship then when I need him ask a favour (e.g internship or job)
    So what do I do? How am I suppose to maintain relationship with him for possibly 5 years? What do I say?
    All I've said so far was 'Hello, how are you'


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    (Original post by AdeptDz)
    Background: going into Year 12 student,

    So I read online and got advice from tsr that you should network as early as you can

    So after days of trying, I've finally got someone to connect with me and follow me back.. But now what?
    I have questions to ask him but apparently they don't like being asked questions about work? That I should just maintain relationship then when I need him ask a favour (e.g internship or job)
    So what do I do? How am I suppose to maintain relationship with him for possibly 5 years? What do I say?
    All I've said so far was 'Hello, how are you'


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    It's simple: the person is human. introduce yourself and make a comment about a certain aspect of their career that you're interested in, and why you connected with them. then let the conversation flow.

    Just saying 'hello, how are you' just makes you come across as not serious.

    But seriously, you shouldn't even be stressing that much about this, you're only about to start year 12, don't think many people will even take you that seriously just yet.

    Relationship building is a two way thing and to be frank, there is no formula to follow.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    It's simple: the person is human. introduce yourself and make a comment about a certain aspect of their career that you're interested in, and why you connected with them. then let the conversation flow.

    Just saying 'hello, how are you' just makes you come across as not serious.

    But seriously, you shouldn't even be stressing that much about this, you're only about to start year 12, don't think many people will even take you that seriously just yet.

    Relationship building is a two way thing and to be frank, there is no formula to follow.

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    Cool thanks for the reply.. I just read online that speaking straight about work isn't good as 'thry are human' and don't want to be thinking about work all the time. Thanks anyway I understand now



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    (Original post by AdeptDz)
    Cool thanks for the reply.. I just read online that speaking straight about work isn't good as 'thry are human' and don't want to be thinking about work all the time. Thanks anyway I understand now



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    Yes but you have to introduce yourself, they don't know who you are so why should they reply to a 'Hello, how are you?'.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Yes but you have to introduce yourself, they don't know who you are so why should they reply to a 'Hello, how are you?'.

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    True, I get what you're getting at, thanks man


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