How Not to Network

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In our career section in this year’s salary survey, a number of readers asked for advice on how to network. Here at Genome Technology headquarters, we thought it might be more fun to consider the top 10 ways not to network.

10. At a conference, get to every session five minutes late and leave five minutes early so you can avoid any opportunity to talk to others.

 9.  Don’t allow for downtime during networking sessions. Bring your laptop and bench experiments with you so you can work instead of making small talk.

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