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Best Way to Network at a Desirable Company?

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Dear Experts,

What’s the best way to ask someone to introduce me to their contacts at a company I want to work for?

Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:

@juliaerickson Q#154 Check LinkedIn 2 c if u have 2nd/3rd deg rels/get intro; ask network; flattering e-mail or letter 2 some1.

@beneubanks Q#154 If your contacts are friendly, then it shouldn’t be a problem to just ask for an intro. I have done it!

@jtodonnell Q#154 I’m w/other experts! LinkedIn to find connections. Ask for personal introduction via your contact.

@gradversity Q#154 Here’s my hierarchy: 1. In Person 2. By Phone 3. By Email 4. Blindly via Social Nework. I stick to 1 & 2 if possible.

@DebraWheatman Q#154 Request an informational interview to learn about the company. You then will have a new contact.

@ValueIntoWords Q#154 Build relationship via LinkedIn/Twitter/etc.–add value 2 them b4 requesting introductions into their company.

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