As you check your e-mail, a LinkedIn invitation pops up. You log-in to your account to view the invitation only to find that the person has no photo and the message is the generic: “I’d like to add you to my professional network”. The name looks vaguely familiar but you’re not completely sure who this person is.
This happens more than people care to admit. You don’t want to ignore the person completely because you two do have a connection in common but there’s no information that can convince you otherwise. If you have not gotten your photo on LinkedIn yet, (maybe you’re waiting on that professional head shot) here are some things you can do to make it easier on the people you’re trying to connect with. Continue reading