What is Your Network Really Worth?
It has been said that “your network is your net worth.” Here at FloodGate Medical, we 100% agree with that statement. There are so many ways that you can get value out of interactions with your professional connections. Although it is quite difficult to put an actual monetary value on your personal network, the infographic below shows that the larger the network you create, the more valuable it will be to you when you really need it.
In the medical device world, it is easy to quickly gain a long list of connections. When you think about all of the interactions you’ve had in hospitals, doctor’s offices, at industry trade shows, with local team members, and at even corporate national sales meetings with your colleagues. The list goes on!
Here are some important stats to know about the value of your network and what can happen when you are properly networking with your connections:
Social networking sites, like LinkedIn, instantly give you access to approximately 610 million active users. Make the most of the free resources you have and use them to your advantage. It is very important that you know how to properly engage in networking activities. Spend some time doing your research and review some of our tips for getting started. People innately want to help others, so make sure you’re tapping into this large group of resources that are available to you and that you’re following best practices when it comes to networking.
Do you have an extensive medical device network that you are ready to put to work and monetize? Refer qualified candidates and collect a $1,000 finder’s fee when they get hired. Check out FloodGate Finder, our recently launched, easy to use referral app HERE. It only takes a minute to share life-changing opportunities via email, text or even a quick social post to your network.