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Infographic – Understanding The LinkedIn Ecosystem

I came across this great infographic that shows the different parts of LinkedIn and how they fit together.

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Warning – Nigerian Scam Spreading on LinkedIn

You’ve probably gotten those emails suggesting that “some Minister died and they need to give money to you.” It’s the typical Nigerian “419″ scam, named after the Nigerian Penal code number. Well, those emails are coming to your LinkedIn Inbox, and soon! The worst part, is they are much harder to spot, as the scammers are imitating Real, Senior Bank...

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LinkedIn Mistakes – What Not to do!

I get a lot of email and spam from my LinkedIn connections. Unfortunately, LinkedIn doesn’t seem to do much about spam. I really wish they would. At least that would control the spam that I get from within LinkedIn. Today, though, I got an email from one of my first degree connections. It was sent directly to my LinkedIn email address (I maintain a separate email address for all LinkedIn...

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Monster going down like the Titanic, just slower!

Monster going down like the Titanic, just slower!

The once 800 pound Gorilla in the Internet Job Search Market, Monster.com, is slowly coming to the end of it’s life. On December 4th, 2013,Monster started laying off hundreds of employees, and abandoning some international markets. As a pioneer in the Internet Recruting and Internet Job Search industry, I’ve always lived and worked under the “Monster Cloud”. Monster has...

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The worst LinkedIn email EVER… Kind of sad but funny!

The worst LinkedIn email EVER… Kind of sad but funny!

Today, I receive the following LinkedIn email… from a self-described “Branding Expert”. Tom Peters described a Personal Brand in his now famous 1997 article published in FastCompany; ‚ÄúThe brand is a promise of the value you’ll receive.‚Äù ‚ÄúHow do you decide whose messages you’re going to read and respond to first — and whose you’re going...

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