Ever wanted a fun and easy way to advance your career? Schmoozing is the key. Learn the secret of making advantageous relationships and building friendships. Schmoozing can help you get a job, move up in a job, and advance your career -- and is an invaluable tool for giving you a boost in anything from finding an apartment to getting the right seat at a restaurant. Vault talked with master schmoozers -- from fundraisers and politicians to salespeople and gossip columnists to learn their secrets. We also interviewed high-profile schmoozers like writer George Plimpton, Jane magazine founder Jane Pratt, and more, to get their expert career and schmoozing tips.