Ask for a Testimonial

Use the LinkedIn recommendation feature;)

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

This post originally appeared as issue 118 of the Daily Job Hunt email. Sign up for kick-butt career hype in your inbox each morning.

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Ask for a Testimonial


As you see above, you can add a reference/testimonial to a pitch you make. This is huge for social proof!

Take the time and think of the best person who knows your professional skills (and attitude). Then reach out and request a few sentences from them. One way to do this is by asking for a recommendation on LinkedIn.

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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is CEO at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a classically trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.