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Old 09-25-2010, 03:48 PM
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I think you need a router for networking.
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is this a serious question?
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dont give me that face. ill ignore that you just didnt know what it was in the first place, and note that this is the third link in the google search "what is networking".

http://financecareers.about.com/od/c...networking.htm
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dont give me that face. ill ignore that you just didnt know what it was in the first place, and note that this is the third link in the google search "what is networking".

http://financecareers.about.com/od/c...networking.htm
I know what networking is, just not how to spot a troll. I thought I was helping someone with a language barrier type problem before I noticed that mat157's English is a lot better in earlier posts.
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thanks for the comments, yes it's a serious question. (why would it not be?)
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I know what networking is, just not how to spot a troll. I thought I was helping someone with a language barrier type problem before I noticed that mat157's English is a lot better in earlier posts.
sorry candidus.. the "you" in my original post was referring to the OP.
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Networking example: I was laid off from my first job. I was well acquainted with a person in IT at another company in town. She said, "Gee, I know the head of actuarial over here, he might be interested in your resume." She walked a copy over to him and recommended he look at it. Turns out he and his boss had been discussing creating a new position and my resume looked like a good fit, they called, we talked, they accelerated their plans and I got the job. Stayed there 10 years.
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A presentation from the SOA annual meeting might be of interest to people in this forum.
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thanks for the comments, yes it's a serious question. (why would it not be?)
True, you need to find out from someone, but what lfm is really getting at is a fundamental skill of this field: Do your research before you ask. If you still can't find the answer, then draw off someone else. Developing initiative is crucial for this field.

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