LinkedIn is the most powerful tool you can use for an effective job search. You’re one click away from your 200, 500, or 1000+ connections for your next role. Many folks I speak with in a job search aren’t accessing their connections in the most effective way to really ensure they are maximizing their reach. There’s an easy trick for this!
I pride myself on staying connected with my contacts and I can’t do that without a plan. So here’s my trick–use this simple process for your search and you can guarantee that you’re out there, contacting every single connection you know! The trick? Download your contacts into an Excel document. The document gives you all of your connection information including their email address and date you connected so you can reach out and ensure you’re effectively connecting with all the folks you know. Here’s how to get your list:
Access Settings & Privacy
Access Your Archive
Access Your Archive & Happy Contacting!