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Job Search with LinkedIn – Getting recommendations

The best way to obtain high quality LinkedIn recommendations is to treat them LinkedInsimilarly to obtaining formal recommendation letters:

Contact only those people who know you well and can provide specific examples of your strengths and differentiators.

For each person you ask to write a LinkedIn recommendation, provide them with three skills that you’d like them to discuss.

Ask them to include: How long they’ve worked with you, background on how they know you, description of the three skills you asked them to discuss, and at least one specific success example.

via Job Seekers: Here’s How To Obtain LinkedIn Recommendations.

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