Yeah, but, recruiters are going to use endorsements and skills as a way to do searches, right?
Read the comments on this post: LinkedIn Endorsements: What You Can and Can’t Manage
From Jerry Albright: “Linkedin endorsements are an absolute joke.”
From Glenn Gutmacher: “The common feeling that Skill endorsements are largely meaningless may put a wrench in those plans.” Those plans being the use of skills as a filter for search results. Great idea, but they way endorsements have been (mis)used makes the searches inaccurate, misleading, and just garbage.
There are more thoughts from recruiters. Read them here.