Let’s reflect and face some facts: how many times did you buy a product because a friend recommended it to you? Or how many times did you meet someone new through someone in your network?
We are continuously getting referred to new products, travel destinations, relationships and experiences by our network and we mostly value these more than any form of content we consume coming from strangers.
The same is true for companies that are hiring: referrals are 5x more effective and 55% faster than hiring someone via career websites. This is why companies love referrals but only 25% of candidates are leveraging their professional connections to get referrals.
In this article, we cover six tips on how to get more referrals for jobs at tech companies.