I'm venturing out and starting to interview for different companies. Is it okay to lookup the interviewees on LinkedIn beforehand? I know most get notified so I wasn't sure if people sometimes think it's weird?! I'm probably overthinking this but I haven't interviewed in almost 10 years! Thank you for any insight!

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I do it. I sometimes mention it in the interview.
I use what I can to draw a connection.

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Same, I look them up before hand to ask more specific questions during the interview based on what I find (such as their tenure; I’ll ask what has kept them at the company so long or what made them choose this company to begin with). I may even send a connection request. Acknowledge the fact that you will be interviewing with them 🤷🏾‍♂️ you may be able to network with them long term if this role doesn’t work out. I’m sure they’ll appreciate you doing your due diligence.

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You can make yourself anonymous to those you’re viewing by changing your LinkedIn settings!

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I always ask the linked profile link to the recruiter.

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