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Headhunter Insights: Your LinkedIn Profile is Not Facebook

Headhunter Insights: Your LinkedIn Profile is Not Facebook

February 15th, 2013

  This might be obvious for most people, but you would be surprised at the number of people that treat their LinkedIn profiles like Facebook. LinkedIn is a social network, so I can understand why…

Recruiter Tips: To Endorse or not to Endorse on LinkedIn

Recruiter Tips: To Endorse or not to Endorse on LinkedIn

February 7th, 2013

Back in September 2012, LinkedIn introduced endorsements, touting that, “with just one click, you can now endorse your connections for a skill they’ve listed on their profile or recommend one they haven’t added yet”. Now that we’ve seen it in practice, does this feature deliver value to the LinkedIn user, either as endorser or endorsee? Is it becoming a professional popularity contest or is there validity to endorsing or being endorsed? As heavy LinkedIn users, our recruitment professionals weigh in below.