Archive for October, 2010

What is LinkedIn (recruiter edition)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

I saw a brilliant post by Amos asking recruiters what LinkedIn is, IN ONE SENTENCE. Here are some replies: What do you think?

LinkedIn Book – Third Edition!

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

So I finally started working on the third edition of my LinkedIn book: I'm on LinkedIn -- Now What??? It should be printed sometime in Q1 of 2011. My publisher has been asking for this for a while but I've just been too busy with other stuff (the LinkedIn DVD, ...

LinkedIn + Twitter = ?

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

I got this from an attendee of one of my recent LinkedIn workshops: I've found an interesting use of Twitter.  I've found some interesting profiles in LinkedIn with no common groups to me or logical introduction devices, but they have Twitter accounts.  I go in and follow them on Twitter.  So ...

Can LinkedIn Work For You? Comments From Last Week…

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Last week I did about 20 hours of presenting, including two 6-hour workshops. Judah Flum was in one of the 6-hour workshops, on the front row. To be honest with you, I think I have great content and great ideas, but I wonder how many of the attendees will actually do some ...

LinkedIn to Keep Track of Network Contacts?

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

I just got this message in an invitation to connect: You probably know I designed JibberJobber.com as a tool to help organize and keep track of a job search - most of which is keeping track of network contacts.  So I'm greatly biased here, but I want to make a distinction ...

LinkedIn Export (Contacts) Acting Goofy

Monday, October 4th, 2010

I am getting lots of emails from people who are having problems with exporting their contacts to a csv file.  I think I've figured something out (a solution) although I'm not sure why the problem exists. The problem is that when you export the file to a csv, and then you ...

LinkedIn Spam Email – NOT from LinkedIn

Friday, October 1st, 2010

I got a note from John Reinke, one of my favorite thinkers, who warns against a new, very prevalant spam email that looks like it is from LinkedIn but it is not. Here's what it looks like in your inbox: When you click on it, it looks totally legit (but it is ...