Archive for November, 2012

LinkedIn Maintenance: Backup Your Profile NOW!

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Hey folks, here's my PSA for the year: Back up your LinkedIn Profile RIGHT NOW.  It will take you less time to do it than it will to read this post. In July 2008 I wrote this post: LinkedIn Maintenance: Do This Right Now (or else?) I got over 60 comments, ...

LinkedIn Recommendation/Endorsement Oopsie

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Check out this email I got from a connection: Now that LinkedIn launched "endorsements," they need to figure out some wording on their site, or people are going to get more confused than they are. If I click on the Endorse link at the bottom, it takes me to the page in ...

Pano Dimopoulos – the Slideshare Example

Monday, November 26th, 2012

I am always on the lookout to share slideshare presentations with you. Recently I found one from Pano Dimopoulos' LinkedIn Profile.  Pano is a Human Resource and Administration professional, driven to help you achieve your business goals, in the Brisbane Area, in Australia. I'm not sure if you can see his slideshare ...

Worst Captcha Ever (LinkedIn Export)

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Check out this Captcha on doing an "export connections:" Wow.  I can't tell what either one is :p

Uh Oh, maybe Jerry Albright is right about LinkedIn’s future

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Check out this really interesting (and short) post on RecruitingBlogs.  Will Thomson starts out: "I am noticing that more candidates are becoming less willing to receiving inmails on Linkedin." Not surprising.  But it gets much worse in the comments. (read them here) A few weeks ago I wrote a post saying that recruiting ...

New LinkedIn Profile – great read

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Check out this new blog I just found: Linked Insights This post is awesome.  I found one error (about Apps) but the rest seems good -- it's too early to know for sure, but I think this is a solid read: The NEW LinkedIn Profile Explained.

Did You Know You Could BLOG On LinkedIn?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

This is pretty groundbreaking. Well, it will be, if they roll it out more universally. Last month (Oct 2012) I heard from Jim Stroud, who is a recruiter, recruiter trainer, and social media enthusiast, that LinkedIn now has a blogging feature. Right now it is for an elite group of LinkedIn members (which ...

New LinkedIn Profile – do you have it?

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

I'm on a webinar with LinkedIn right now... they said they hope to see the new Profile rolled out to everyone by the end of the year.... it is on a very slow rollout plan. There are some cool things they are doing, like adding a logo of the company you ...

Jerry Albright Gives LinkedIn 3 Years Before They (?? Die??)

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Jerry Albright is a big name in the recruiting world. Check out his comment on the post about LinkedIn retiring events: "I'll give Linkedin 3 more years tops.  They've taken a product the recruiting world built for them - and are slowly but surely cutting out the very people who made it ...

LinkedIn Events: Bye-bye, retired!

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

LinkedIn is apparently going to retire LinkedIn Events. I say GOOD RIDDANCE. Often people would say "in the webinar you are doing, please talk about Events."  My thought was always "why?  No one is using Events." Jorgen Sundberg wrote: All of the comments on this was about how LinkedIn is out of touch, and this ...