How To Ask A Friend For A Job Referral?

How do you ask a friend for a referral?

You can ask for a referral by sending an old-fashioned letter, an email message, or a message on a networking site like LinkedIn or Facebook.

Whichever way you chose, it’s better to ask in writing than over the phone.

That way, the potential referrer has time to think over if and how they can refer you for a job.

How do you refer a friend for a job via email?

Most employers hire nearly 40 percent of their staff from employee referrals.

  • Start with an email: Hi #NAME#, I work in #DEPARTMENT# and saw you were hiring for #POSITION#.
  • Start with an email: Hi #NAME#, I work in #DEPARTMENT# and saw you were hiring for #POSITION#.
  • Follow up in-person: (Suggested verbiage)

How do you ask for a referral example?

Here’s an example:

  1. Hello [Customer name], I’m so glad to hear you’re happy with the results of working with [Your company name] so far.
  2. [Referral], I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ve been working with [CSM name] for a few months.
  3. Dear [Referral Source],

How do you reach out to a referral?

Once you’ve found a job where you can get referred

At the top of the job listing, tap the “Ask for a referral” button, then select the person you’d like to reach out to. We’ll help you write your request by suggesting a pre-populated message, but we recommend you personalize your message.