Expand your professional network Being part of the School community allows you to connect with your classmates and alumni to create new opportunities and seize the benefits of belonging to a truly global network of professionals.
Networking opportunities in the legal sector
Networking is an essential part of advancing in your career. At IE Law School you will have endless opportunities to meet top-tier legal professionals who will give you valuable insights for developing your career in the legal sector.
We encourage and foster relationships with members of the legal and financial sector and organize and engage in events such as debates, speaker series, networking cocktails, presentations, conferences, forums and galas. If you are part of our community. make the most out of the IE Law School experience, get involved and work to build a strong network that can be a true door-opener.
6 career benefits of a strong network
The career benefits of establishing a strong network are endless. Here are just a few to keep in mind.
Your network will be much more effective if you build relationships and look beyond the short term goal of acquiring your next job. A strong, well-maintained professional network will lead to opportunity and will get you the first look at a position before anyone else.
The need for guidance throughout your career is highly understated. Whether you are considering a career change or a potential promotion, a piece of advice from your network goes a long way.
Whether it’s asking for feedback or discussing your point of view, your network will help you expand your knowledge and allow you to see things from another perspective. They might also share their experiences so you can avoid common pitfalls.
A successful career can´t be complete without personal and professional growth. Some of your contacts might provide inspiration and help you reach new heights within, our outside, your career. "
Visibility and Status
When it comes to your career, who you know can be a powerful asset. Having a personal brand is important, but don´t forget that in order to be successful you must be backed by a significant and influential network of contacts.
Breadth of vision
If you lack a strong professional network, you might end up limiting experiences in continued learning. Whether it´s gaining business insights or learning innovative tips, your network will broaden your horizons.
THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Social networking has made it easier for job seekers to connect with references, recruiters and businesses.
Sources: Jobvite and CareerBuilder
Of employers plan to increase hiring
Of employers will recruit using Social Networks