What’s More Important to Your Career: What or Who You Know?

We’ve all encountered (or even work for) bosses that have climbed to the top of the corporate ladder without really knowing what they are doing and have been left wondering if they were just in the right place at the right time or have a special connection that got them to the top spot.

Being promoted without merit should never be a career goal, but being a good networker and establishing the right connections is a vital component to unlocking career opportunities—whether it’s getting an interview or being put in charge.

Here are four reasons why who you know is so undeniably more important than what you know:

Read more: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/12/04/whats-more-important-toyour-career-what-or-who-know/

Posted on December 4, 2013 .