Finding and getting new connections is an important step in building your professional network. LinkedIn’s new “Connections of” filter is surely going to be useful for this. Learn how it works so that you can quickly grow your network and career.
The “Connections of” filter is a simple tool that allows you see the network of your first-degree connections without needing to visit their profiles first. To use this filter:
You will then see the list of connections that your specified connection has, as shown here.
The “Connections of” filter is just one of the small changes that LinkedIn has rolled out in the last few months to enhance professional engagements. Some of these are:
All these features can be used alongside the “Connections of” filter to attract and engage new leads.
The “Connections of” filter opens up plenty of opportunities to find and attract more leads. Particularly, it helps you better get referrals from your connections. By using the features to quickly scan their network, you can give your connections an idea of the specific people in their networks you want to reach out to. With that, they can craft better referrals for you.
What’s more, you can use the feature to discover your 2nd-degree connections who might be on their network. From there, you can send them connection requests to bring them into your fold. To increase your chances of them wanting to connect with you, use Devumi’s LinkedIn Connections Service to increase the prominence of your profile and draw their interest.
LinkedIn’s “Connection of” filter is one of those small changes that the site rolls out without much fanfare. However, it has a significant impact on how you can further build your professional network. Use it today to discover new contacts and bring them into your professional network.