More than 10 million people in 130 industries around the world are members of the Web-based professional networking community LinkedIn. Nearly three-quarters of a million belong to competitor sites Ecademy and Ryze, while Europe-based Xing (formerly OpenBC) boasts tens of millions of member-to-member connections in 16 languages. A whopping 63 million blogs connect people around the globe. Google has archived more than one billion posts to message boards and discussion groups. Any way you look at it, a lot of people are doing a lot of multi-national mingling. But the majority of them don't know how to use the available tools for best results in their careers.Online networking'building professional relationships through Internet-based social networks, discussion groups, blogs, and personal Web sites'is the hottest topic to hit the world of job hunting and career management since a little site called Monster started the electronic job search revolution of the 1990s. Seven Days to Online Networking helps individuals maximize online networking for job search and career success by showing them where, how, and why they can benefit from making professional connections online. And it does so in the quick and easy format of JIST's best-selling Help in a Hurry series!