Start off the new year by actively networking in some small or big way. Write down your networking to-dos for the new year and strike through each item as they are acheived. Below are some suggestions:
1. Create those business cards.
2. Update your resume and CV.
3. Sign up for job alerts.
4. Reconnect with a colleague you lost touch with.
5. Update (or create) your LinkedIn profile.
6. Volunteer your time.
7. Apply for a suitable award or scholarship.