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Dear LinkedIn, Heres What You Need To Do About Spam

Last week I ran a post appealing to recruiters not to kill LinkedIn. This was my most viewed post in a single day that i have ever had, and the most shared, so it clearly hit a note. I did not get a single message or comment that disagreed with me, and plenty from non-recruiters […]

LinkedIn Second Quarter Results And What They Mean To Recruiters

It is unusual for me to post about the same channel two days in a row, but I got the opportunity to listen to a webcast hosted by Jeff Weiner and Steve Sordello. Aside from the financials, there was some interesting data that shows how the channel is changing and what their long term ambitions […]

Recruiters: Don’t Kill LinkedIn

One of the most interesting tracks I have been involved in this year was hosted by a Google sourcer, Wojciech Smailinski at #TruDublin, and he made a really interesting point that really made me sit up and take notice of what he was saying. The point he was making was that the type of engineers he […]

LinkedIn To Build On Facebook?

This post is based on speculation and opinion. I have no inside information, but I have a theory as to the direction LinkedIn and Facebook might take. Over the last few months I’ve been thinking a lot about what the long term aims and ambitions are for the super channels that are LinkedIn and Facebook. My feeling is that […]

Has LinkedIn Gone Social With The New Look?

If you have logged in to LinkedIn today you will have noticed that they have a new look. I’m guessing this has been done for two reasons, to make navigation easier and to make the site look a little less like a website and more like a social place. I can’t find anything yet that […]

Whats happening in LinkedIn groups?

Last weeks post on my view of where LinkedIn is now as a channel attracted plenty of attention and comments from the likes of Matt Alder and Mr.LinkedIn, otherwise known as Mark Williams. my view is that the channel is predominantly becoming a people reference channel, and the place for targeted connecting and content posting/sharing, […]

What is LinkedIn Now?

Last week I wrote a post on the value of a LinkedIn share. The tracking i completed through Visibli led me to rank the value of a share in the channel as 6 x the value of comparative channels. This is mostly due to the greater relevance of LinkedIn networks, which is the most valuable […]