Did you know LinkedIn allows you to ask your connections for recommendations that can be displayed on your profile? Our guide will show you how this is done.
Note: These screenshots were captured in the LinkedIn application on iOS. Also note, in addition to the method shared in our guide below, you can also ask a connection for a recommendation via the “Recommendations” area on your LinkedIn profile.
Step 1: On the “Home,” “My Network” or “Notifications” tab, tap the search bar at the top of the screen.
Step 2: Type the name of the contact you want to ask for a recommendation.
Step 3: Tap the correct user in the search results that appear.
Step 4: Tap “More…”
Step 5: Tap “Request a recommendation.”
Step 6: Tap the arrows next to “Select relationship” and “Select your position at the time” to fill in these fields with the appropriate information.
Step 7: Tap “Next.”
Step 8 (optional): Tap the message field to customize the message you’ll send to your connection.
Step 9: Tap “Send” to send the recommendation request to your connection.