No matter your occupation, networking can play a huge role in the success of your career. Now more than ever this networking has moved from in person events to online forums, and when it comes to getting your name out there professionally, LinkedIn is hands-down place to turn. The site allows users to brand themselves, connect with others, and seize opportunities they might have missed out on otherwise. But just like in person networking there is a right way and a wrong way to network on the site!
From Forbes.com contributor Liz Ryan comes the article “Ten Things Never to do on LinkedIn” to help shed a little bit of light on the subject and help you stir clear of making a negative impression to other LinkedIn pros. From staying away from unnecessary skill endorsements to avoiding the temptation to connect just to archive an email addresses, Liz hits on some great pointers. Definitely a must read for every LinkedIn user out there!
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