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Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Wondered that myself I've just recently got connected to some very high profile people but I think it was because I was connected to someone who was already connected to them.

I wouldn't want to just accept anyone as once they're connected they can send you spam or whatever they like. I think people especially those up the tree would not allow just anyone to connect.

But to answer your question there must be a setting to allow it somewhere.



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
I've never bothered with Linkedin, or any other form of social media

But I'm curious, what's the benefits of Linkedin?

Many people get employment from it, it helps get you noticed and keeps you up to date on who's doing what.



Offline amgsl55

  • Tooth hurty

  • Joined: Feb 2011

  • Location: Adelaide
Many people get employment from it, it helps get you noticed and keeps you up to date on who's doing what.

probably not important in my industry



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

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  • Location: Melbourne



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i've been contemplating opening a linkedin account to help with the job search however with my previous job history not sure if its gonna make an impressive profile



Offline mhh

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  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
Wondered that myself I've just recently got connected to some very high profile people but I think it was because I was connected to someone who was already connected to them.

I wouldn't want to just accept anyone as once they're connected they can send you spam or whatever they like. I think people especially those up the tree would not allow just anyone to connect.

But to answer your question there must be a setting to allow it somewhere.

 If you are a recruiter, you get heaps of people (senior and junior) who have heard Linkedin could be important wanting to connect.  They don't know you'll never look at their profile again.  It's become a damn nuisance.   It'll end up choking on its own vomit but not before it drives me mad. 



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
i've been contemplating opening a linkedin account to help with the job search however with my previous job history not sure if its gonna make an impressive profile

Give it a shot can't hurt
I only joined to find a certain person, that was a year ago, I've only just realised why its popular.



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
If you are a recruiter, you get heaps of people (senior and junior) who have heard Linkedin could be important wanting to connect.  They don't know you'll never look at their profile again.  It's become a damn nuisance.   It'll end up choking on its own vomit but not before it drives me mad.

Don't agree to connect, simple.
But you may be able to identify some who you may be interested in.
You can see their profile before you agree.



Offline amgsl55

  • Tooth hurty

  • Joined: Feb 2011

  • Location: Adelaide
Another I've had recent invites from is skillpages - again, I didnt bother with it




Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Another I've had recent invites from is skillpages - again, I didnt bother with it
I wouldn't bother with it at all for your business, just an informative web site is all you need.




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