Tag Archive | linkedIn groups

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 […]

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, […]

The LinkedIn Contradiction: A Social Channel?

I think LinkedIn is having a bit of a crisis of identity. It’s driven by the search algorithm that impacts on search results and matching, and  the way in which connections are encouraged, and the way LinkedIn rules apply over invites to connect. I think it is part of the struggle the channel has with […]

LinkedIn is changing. Are you keeping up? #In

  It shouldn’t merit a newsflash, but Linked In has changed significantly over the last 12 months since the A.P.I. was opened up and made accessible. It annoys me to see much of the “expert” advice given to job seekers and recruiters being based on the old model. In my opinion, Linked In is now […]