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Free Template for Messaging Recruiters on LinkedIn

Matt Glodz
Free Template for Messaging Recruiters on LinkedIn

Use This Template to Contact Recruiters on LinkedIn

Subject Line: [Your Name] - [Your Title] - [Your Industry/Field] - [Your Goals]

Dear [Recruiter's Name],

I hope this message finds you well. I am reaching out to you because I am interested in exploring new opportunities in the [Industry/Field] and I believe that [Company Name] is a great fit for my skills and experience.

I am a [Your Title] with [Number] years of experience in [Industry/Field]. In my current role at [Current Company], I have gained expertise in [List Relevant Skills/Experience].

I am particularly interested in [Specific Aspect of Company/Industry] and believe that I could contribute value to your team in this area.

I am excited about the opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative company like [Company Name] and contribute to your mission. I would love the chance to learn more about the current openings at your company and see how my skills and experience might fit.

Thank you for considering my request. I look forward to the opportunity to speak with you further.


[Your Name]

Here are a few tips for customizing this template for your own use:

  • Be specific about your goals and what you hope to achieve by connecting with the recruiter.
  • Tailor your message to the specific industry and company that you are interested in.
  • Emphasize your relevant skills and experience, and explain how they align with the needs of the company or the role you are interested in.
  • Keep your message brief and to the point, focusing on a few key points that will make you stand out as a candidate.
  • Be professional and polite, and make sure to proofread your message before sending it.

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About the AuthorMatt Glodz

Matt Glodz is the Founder and Managing Partner of Resume Pilots and a Certified Professional Resume Writer.

After studying business communication at Cornell University, Matt worked within Fortune 500 companies, where he noted that qualified candidates were frequently denied interview opportunities due to poorly written documents.

At Resume Pilots, Matt combines his business and writing background - which includes prior work for a Chicago Tribune publication - to craft resumes that give his clients the best chance of landing interviews. He works with clients ranging from CEOs to recent graduates and has been writing resumes for over 10 years.

He has been quoted on numerous business and career-related topics in outlets including Business Insider, CNBC, Fortune, Glassdoor, The Ladders, and Thrive Global.

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