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Looking for a new job? Distant relationships in your network may help more than close connections

What is the best way to network for a new job? Your best connections may not be your closest connections.

A vast study of LinkedIn connections shows the “power of weak ties.”

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with one of the authors of the study Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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