Then, when you are somewhat comfortable with the networking process, move onto cold calling those connections that may be able to better help you gather information on your chosen industry and get that desirable job.
Take a good look at your address book and email contacts. Make a list of people to call such as your friends, family, colleagues, former supervisors, and social contacts. Every one is an important contact in your networking circle.
Point #3 : Making the First Call Recognize that time is of the essence. Develop a short message about your career experience and professional opportunities you may be interested in. "Use empowering words such as successful, accomplished, driven, implemented, skilled, experienced, leader and team-oriented." (Source: smithjames.com)