Are You Using LinkedIn Referrals?

LinkedIn Referrals allows you to filter job openings to find those where you know an employee. This is extremely helpful considering most people find a new job through their network and contacts.

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On the desktop view of LinkedIn you can filter your job search by “in your network”. Once you get your list you’ll see an “Ask for a referral” button.

How do you know who your best LinkedIn Referrals are?

When you click it LinkedIn will give you a list of the people you’re connected to that work at that company. You can then select which one you’d like to request a referral from and send them a message. LinkedIn even provides text that you can build off of and personalize.

This feature was made available on March 19th, so check it out!

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