Hey everyone, quick question. if I have a big tech companies Vp/COO as a connection on LinkedIn. Should I message them and ask for career advise? And how to approach/follow up with my job application I submitted to the company last week? Or is that doing too much lol

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I personally would let him know that II applied in the company. That's the reason why we are making connections with people in LinkedIn. We make connections not entirely to make friends but also for easy access on employment opportunities. Just tell him your intentions directly. There is no harm in trying.

I think it's usually a matter of not being too sales-y, pushy. Point out their experience and why you would want to speak to them/how they could be valuable for you. Make them feel good!

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