We’ve all been there, right? You connect with someone on LinkedIn, start a great conversation, and then when you reach out again, silence. You never hear from that person again. Ouch - looks like you got ghosted by a LinkedIn connection. (Psst! Can’t get hired? Watch this free tutorial.) Ghosting is when someone abruptly stops communicating with someone else, and it happens all of the time when it comes to online networking. But why did this happen to you? What went wrong? When you’ve been ghosted by a LinkedIn connection, a few things could have happened. Here are some reasons why they haven’t gotten back to you.
Successful networkers don’t just make an effort to meet as many people as they can, they also make an effort to bring people together within their network. When you introduce two connections, your network becomes stronger and more valuable. But how do you introduce two people effectively? (Psst! Can't get hired? Watch this free tutorial.)
In the game of life, you play to win. You do whatever it takes to be successful. But when it comes to your career, there might be one area you’re neglecting - and you could lose some great opportunities if you continue to ignore it. Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile A bad (or lazy) LinkedIn strategy could hurt your personal brand, which can hurt your overall career success. Without knowing it, you could be scaring away valuable connections. (Trust me, you don’t want to be like THIS guy…) Want to win an interview? Don't risk losing out to another job candidate because of a bad profile. Here are five tips for upping your LinkedIn game: