Archive for the ‘Pet Peeves’ Category

What to RECRUITERS think of Endorsements and the top 1% viewed thingy?

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Ryan Leary wrote a short post on Recruiting Blogs to see what recruiters think about the top 1% email thingy that has been flying around. LinkedIn makes everyone feel great with the 1% email....You've been made... The fun starts in the comments... the recruiters are taking jabs not only at this ...

Another clever recruiter trick by Irina Shamaeva

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Irina Shamaeva is a recruiter, and a blogger on recruitingblogs.com.  I really appreciate her posts. Here's one that makes a ton of sense: LinkedIn 3rd Level Connection Profile Visibility Her caveat: "This is as of this morning and anything can change at any time, of course." The problem: I can't see someone's ...

When a Social Superstar Quits LinkedIn

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Chris Brogan deleted his LinkedIn account. He's done. You can read about it here. I'm not surprised that he deleted his account.  If you haven't heard of Chris, he really is a superstar in the social and networking space.  He is a popular speaker and blogger and has made ...

LinkedIn Pet Peeve: DO NOT DO A COMPANY PAGE

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Another pet peeve. I hear so-called experts get really excited about creating a Company Profile on LinkedIn. This is a not a strategy for everyone. Why? Think about it... what's the purpose of the Company? The advocates are suggesting that people will come to your Company page, learn about your company, and then buy ...

LinkedIn Pet Peeve: DO NOT SHOOT FOR 100%

Monday, November 14th, 2011

I continually here LinkedIn people saying you need to shoot for 100% completion on your Profile. I regularly hear this from trainers that work at LinkedIn.  I also hear it from non-LinkedIn employees. I'm sorry but I don't agree. Why? I think you need to focus on the quality of your Profile. I've seen plenty ...