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Do It Right or Don’t Waste Your Time on LinkedIn

If you’re not going to do it right, there is no point wasting your time (and everyone else’s) on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is “the” site for professional networking. Everyone, in my opinion, should have a (complete) LinkedIn profile, should connect with everyone they know, should join LinkedIn Groups, and should use LinkedIn for job searching when they are in the market for a new job.

That said, LinkedIn is not going to work for you if you don’t identify yourself. I’ve received several invitations to connect in the last week from people who didn’t identify themselves. Setting up a LinkedIn profile with “Private Profile” or “Human Resources Manager” instead of your name and asking me to connect with you isn’t going to work.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor

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via Don’t Waste Your Time on LinkedIn.

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