People are fixated on the number of connections they have on LinkedIn. If that’s you, you are missing the point. Let me help you get recalibrated.

Linkedin COnnections

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I've got 26, 27,00 1st level connections on LinkedIn right now. And you know what? It doesn't mean anything. And it doesn't mean anything for you either. Because unless you develop a way that people get to know, like, trust and respect you ha,ng the numbers doesn't mean anything because you won't be able to do anything for them. And they're not going to be willing to do anything for you.

What's more important is you develop a way to get mindshare in their heads, so they believe in your abilities and understand what you're capable of, and thus are willing to refer you to others when opportunities materialize.

Hope you found this helpful. I'm Jeff Altman. Sign up for Job Search TV on YouTube. There's a heck of a lot more there. Have a great day.


Jeff Altman, The Big Game HunterJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 2000 episodes.

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