Future of Work

Your outer circle of contacts is more important for your career than you think

The ‘strength of weak ties’ theory has been one of the most influential social theories since American sociologist Mark Granovetter coined the term in the early 1970s. Image: Unsplash/ Firmbee.com

Stefan Ellerbeck
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New research has found that “weak ties” on LinkedIn are more beneficial than close connections for finding new jobs.
New research has found that “weak ties” on LinkedIn are more beneficial than close connections for finding new jobs. Image: Shutterstock
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