Sometimes it’s difficult to find a job when you’re trying; other times an opportunity finds you. How should you respond if an opportunity lands in your lap? It is always wise to take the meeting to hear more about the opportunity. Even if you have to turn it down, exploring the opportunity and establishing a connection still helps you network for future opportunities. Heather Krentler had excellent advice when she was asked this question on HR Confidential:
“It’s one of the ways to maintain an understanding of your own marketability. That you maintain an understanding of what are the demands in the industry. What are the resources at your disposal. What areas are becoming of greater importance to business.” Listen to hear the full response here.