Getting LinkedIn connections. You have several ways to attack this part of your profile. Download cantacts from your email, either Outlook or Gmail directly into LinedIn. You can also add connections one at a time from the people you know to see if they are on LinkedIn. Another way to obtain connections is to join groups like TopLinked, Open Networker, and LION’s. The members in these groups will almost automatically connect with you. Make sure you include a personal note in the request to connect, it is much better than the generic LinkedIn request. To be Cont….