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What is an InMail on LinkedIn?

What is InMail? InMail is a credible, private, and customized messaging tool helping you contact any LinkedIn user, including 2nd and 3rd degree connections.

Does LinkedIn InMail really work?

Truth: Concise InMails are more effective InMails over 200 words get an acceptance rate that’s 13% worse than average, while InMails under 100 words do 13% better than average. That might be because a whopping 75% of InMails are opened on a smartphone.

What happens when you send an InMail?

They send your InMail message to your desired LinkedIn profile and it nestles in their inbox until they revisit their account. LinkedIn will send them a notification to their email account, and from there your potential candidate will see your message. So it’s a roundabout way for you to send them an email.

Can you tell if someone has read your InMail?

There is no way to know that recipient has read your message or not. So people can’t see if you read their messages. Update: When read receipts is turned on, you can see whether your sent messages have been read or not.

What is a good InMail response rate?


How long should a LinkedIn InMail be?

three paragraphs

What is InMail declined?

Why You Shouldn’t “Decline” an InMail Message If you decline it, you cut off all communication with that person from that moment out; that also means that they are unable to respond to you or answer any questions you may post.

Can you reply to InMail?

On LinkedIn InMail, if a recruiter messages you about an opportunity you will be given the option of replying with an automated response – “No thanks” or “Yes”. You then can tailor your reply to what you want to further say.

How do you respond to a headhunter?

‘Hi [headhunter’s name], Thank you for contacting me about this opportunity. I must say I’m not actively looking right now, but I’m always open to hearing about great opportunities when they present.

How do I respond to a headhunter on LinkedIn?

How to Respond to a Recruiter’s InMail on LinkedIn

  1. If You’re Interested in the Opportunity: Hi [Recruiter name],
  2. If You’re On the Fence: Hi [Recruiter name],
  3. If You’re Interested in the Company, But Not the Role: Hi [Name],

How do you respond to a headhunter on LinkedIn?

How to Respond to a Recruiter on LinkedIn

  1. If you aren’t interested in the role, thank the recruiter for getting in touch.
  2. If you’re casually looking for a new position, but this one isn’t the right fit, tell the recruiter you’re open to intriguing opportunities but that the role just isn’t a good fit.

How do you respond to a headhunter email?

Dear [Recruiter name], Thank you for reaching out about this opportunity. I’m grateful to be considered. I am currently looking for a new position, so this is great timing.

How do you reject a headhunter?

Happy Where I Am

  1. I’m flattered, but I am very happy where I am. Thank you!
  2. Thank you for reaching out. At this time, I am not interested in the position personally.
  3. Thanks for the info.
  4. Thank you for reaching out regarding the opportunity at [company].
  5. Thank you for reaching out to me, I appreciate the inquiry.

Should you call a recruiter by their first name?

If you know the Recruiter name, Always use their First Name. If you do not know their Name, Use just Recruiter. If it is ‘Hi “First name”’, you can reply with ‘Hi “First name of the Recruiter”’, If its Dear , you can use Dear.

How do you ask a hiring manager’s name?

How To Get A Hiring Manager’s Name

  1. Call The Receptionist. Try calling the receptionist at the company where you are applying.
  2. Ask To Be Directed To The HR Department.
  3. Use Social Media.
  4. Find A Listing Of Senior Management.
  5. Network With Everyone You Know.
  6. Use
  7. Get A Trade Publication.

Who is the person that hires you?

A recruiter will be the person to find NEW people for open position at a company. There are two types of recruiters: Agency. They work for another company that has an agreement with the company looking for people.