by The Muse. ¢¢ Basic tips on asking for an informational interview.
by Georgetown Career Education Center. Great list of questions to ask in an informational interview, including a sample email to alumnus and how to prep a personal pitch.
by Idealist Careers. ¢¢ Three different sample emails for requesting a referral from a strong connection, a weak connection and a secondary connection.
by Georgetown Career Center. Great list of questions to ask in an informational interview, including a sample email to alumnus and how to prep a personal pitch.
by JustJobs Academy. ¢¢ Several email examples to use when reaching out to more distant connections, like those with whom you share mutual friends or circumstances or even social media followings.
by Idealist Careers. ¢¢ Sample of short emails to use throughout the job search process, from letting people know you’re looking for new opportunities to asking someone for a recommendation on LinkedIn.
by The Balance. Tips on approaching the request with a sample letter asking someone to be a reference.
by The Muse. ¢¢ General tips on asking for a meeting and following up. Good for reaching out for networking or asking for informational interviews.
by Life-long Learner. ¢¢ Breaks down a sample email requesting a coffee meeting.
by The Balance. Gives example of mentioning the referral in the first paragraph of your cover letter.
by The Balance. Lots of different samples of business reference letters, employee reference letters, academic reference letters and character reference letters.
by The Balance. ¢¢ General tips on asking for a reference with links to several email samples.
by Fast Company. Sample emails to help you reach out to your ex-coworkers, someone in your field of interest, and other connections to have them make an intro or keep an eye out for you.
by ResumeGenius. ¢¢ Nice collection of resume templates in different designs and layouts, such as professional, classic or creative; even ones tailored to various career and life situations.
by Huffington Post. ¢¢ Sample emails for the requestor and the connector when asking for an intro.
by Business Insider. Walk through the steps of asking for an introduction while making the process easily actionable for everyone involved.
by The Balance. ¢¢ Great collection of sample thank you letters to use in various situations: different types of interviews or positions, job search help, referral and introductions.
by Grammarly. ¢¢. This one offers different options for subject lines, opening lines, closing sentences and sign-offs to tailor to your needs.
by big interview. ¢¢ Checklist of resume tips to move past resume screening software. “Resumes with the highest scores relevant to the employer’s specified keywords and phrases combined with your years of experience will be moved up for further review.”