Archive for March, 2012

Getting requests for LinkedIn Recommendations – huh??

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Have you ever gotten a weird request to "recommend" someone on LinkedIn?  I have a fairly large network with people I don't know (usually they have read my stuff, or heard me speak), and every once in a while I get an email with this: So, what do you do? My first ...

From Boolean Black Belt: WOW! LinkedIn Is Making Changes to Prevent Copying Profile Text

Monday, March 12th, 2012

I'm surprised at this lockdown, and LinkedIn's response. Problem: You can't copy and paste from anyone's profile. Solution: (at the bottom of Glen's post, the instructions are to turn off Javascript on your browser). Read full post here.

LinkedIn Skills: One Year Old (more or less)

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Working on the THIRD edition of LinkedIn for Job Seekers DVD... so I'm digging into LinkedIn features a bit more this month. LinkedIn Skills.  Hm. I didn't care much about them until December, when I was in Minneapolis doing 14 keynote presentations (in 4 days!!) and one of my hosts was really ...

My Video on LinkedIn: LinkedIn Google Presentation Fail?

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Check out what I see now where I once saw my video: It's not a surprise, really. I have had emails regularly from people who wonder what happened to their slideshare app, or box.net app, and presentations app. I tell them it's probably buggy, and to contact LinkedIn customer service... that's really ...