Let’s get one thing straight: LinkedIn is a professional networking site meant for workers and businesses to connect, grow, and share relevant news. LinkedIn is not, however, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram — and, for goodness’ sake, it’s definitely not Tinder. …
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Used correctly, LinkedIn can be more than just a resume on steroids. The social network of choice for job seekers offers less stressful networking for people who can't deal with cocktail parties, access to an insider's view of a potential employer, and an easier way to visualize your network's strengths and weaknesses. Then again, as we've pointed out more than once, if you're not careful, it's a good way to shoot yourself in the foot.
Used well, LinkedIn can be the best thing that ever happened to your job search or network building efforts. The problem, of course, is that many of us aren't using the career person's social network to its full extent -- or worse, we're making mistakes that make us look less than professional.