This article assumes that:

  • You want to increase your LinkedIn network significantly by searching for candidates on LinkedIn.
  • You want keep using free LinkedIn plan.
  • You find candidates that are OPENTOWORK but when you click on message, LinkedIn tells you to buy a plan. [See inserted images]
  • LinkedIn does not stop this feature [working as of 21-Oct-2023]


  • Login to LinkedIn as usual. After click on: