Archive for August, 2010

Is LinkedIn Broken… or is it just a TOOL?

Monday, August 30th, 2010

I read this post a few days ago: My Problem with LinkedIn. The author (Tom Nixon) presents the idea that it's not really "the social network's fault," it's really our fault because we are using it wrong. Tom suggests there are various types of LinkedIn users, including (see Tom's post for descriptions): The ...

What do recruiters think about LinkedIn?

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

I'm always intrigued to see how a specific group uses or thinks about a tool. Job seekers think about LinkedIn a certain way, while wondering if their target audience (hiring managers, business owners, recruiters, HR) will find them and see their stuff in the right light. Recruiting Tools has a nice collection ...

QvQ: Quality vs. Quantity: The Great LinkedIn Debate

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

I just saw a blog post by VirtualJobCoach (the first competitor I had with JibberJobber, and some very good people :)) titled "The Trouble with LinkedIn: Bigger is not better" In the post they argue that if you get a bigger network you are playing the numbers game and NOT "really ...