LinkedIn Tip for connecting with 3rd degree users

Suppose you’re interested in getting in touch with somebody on LinkedIn, but they are 3 degrees apart from you and you can only see their first name and last initial, like the search result below where I’m looking for someone working in compliance and enforcement.

3rd degree user on LinkedInSo to find out their full name from LinkedIn, search on Google using the first name, followed by title, company, and then use the filter “” to restrict results to the LinkedIn website, and presto, that will unlock it for you:

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