Facebook groups can be a helpful career tool if used correctly, writes Sarah White. After finding a group that applies to your career, introduce yourself and contribute regularly to make connections in your field. You can organize events or use the group to learn about networking opportunities.
Younger executives can use LinkedIn to connect with internship sources, while midcareer professionals should research LinkedIn profiles to see which qualifications are needed to reach career goals. If you're changing careers, reconnecting with former colleagues and students who are in different fields can help you get a foothold in a new industry, writes Robin Reshwan.