LinkedIn Recommendations: Improve Credibility With Employer Endorsements

Oct 17, 2023

When you don’t want to blow your own trumpet, let someone else do it for you. Linked Leads DFY explains the importance of recommendations when trying to get noticed on LinkedIn.

When someone recommends you, the business floods in. It is clear that word-of-mouth matters! But how do you go about securing professional recommendations? Is it acceptable to ask? Linked Leads DFY explains all in their new report for LinkedIn users.

The report explores the benefits of LinkedIn recommendations to improve your visibility and credibility on the platform. A high-quality endorsement from a respected industry figure increases your chance of successful recruitment.

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With over 930 million members, LinkedIn is the largest professional social network in the world. The report from Linked Leads DFY helps you to stand out from other professionals on the platform, citing profile recommendations as one of the best ways to increase your visibility. It also suggests utilizing mentorship programs to secure high-quality recommendations from industry leaders.

Recruiters are now looking for more than a well-written resume and cover letter when searching for their next employee. Therefore, it is important for your LinkedIn profile to reflect your professional personality, showcasing your achievements, work ethic and skills. According to the report, LinkedIn profile recommendations can help you stand out on the platform by “demonstrating strong work ethic, expressing appreciation for colleagues, highlighting meaningful projects and showcasing long-term relationships with employers.”

Linked Leads DFY also explains how recommendations can improve your professional networking opportunities, enabling you to expand your contact list and build relationships with potential employers.

Let's face it... asking for recommendations can be intimidating. The report reminds you to be clear, specific and concise when requesting recommendations from colleagues, mentors or past employers. “If you’re requesting someone to write a recommendation for you, it’s important to ask politely and explain why their recommendation would be beneficial,” the experts explain. You are advised to express your gratitude when receiving recommendations to retain good relationships and demonstrate professionalism. A thank you goes a long way!

Linked Leads DFY also provides advice on how to write LinkedIn profile recommendations, explaining the importance of using specific, concise examples of past success. Recommendations should focus on skills and attributes related to the job description and must be written in a professional tone throughout. The experts state: “A well-crafted recommendation should be succinct and highlight all of the attributes that make you stand out from the crowd. Remember that quality is more important than quantity; just a few sentences can have a greater impact than many paragraphs when crafted with precision.”

Getting noticed on LinkedIn doesn't just happen. Don't be shy and ask for that endorsement because their recommendation is your success! Head on over to to read the full report.

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