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07/27/2021

Is it appropriate to message a recruiter on LinkedIn?

Is it appropriate to message a recruiter on LinkedIn?

On LinkedIn, it isn’t rude to send a connection request and then immediately follow up with an ask or a pitch as soon as it’s accepted. Same goes for email: Include a call to action in your very first message. Most recruiters are turned off by vague messages that dance around the point they know you want to make.

How do you respond when a recruiter contacts you on LinkedIn?

If the recruiter sent you an InMail, you’ll be given the option of replying with an automated response, i.e. interested, maybe later or no thanks.

What happens if a recruiter contacts you?

If a recruiter contacts you about an opportunity, you should be flattered. That’s because it means the recruiter considers you a potential fit for their client’s open position. They have experience handling such matters in a confidential manner and it is their job to so.

Why do recruiters not reply?

The main reason that recruiters don’t write you back is that they just don’t have time. Most companies don’t view human resources as a department that generates revenue. Making sure that revenue generating departments have the resources they need is always the top priority for executives.

How fast do recruiters get back to you?

In an ideal scenario, you may get this coveted call within a day or two of applying, but it’s more realistic that the call won’t come until two weeks have elapsed. Here’s why: The recruiters assigned to this search are busy. True, recruiters are trying to find a candidate as quickly as possible.