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LinkedIn Job Roulette: A career suicide game?

...  the July 18, 2017 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, LinkedIn members reveal how they use the network to commit career suicide. Question Do you think LinkedIn has lost whatever promise it once had for people hoping participation ...  Thank you for your thoughtful commentary. Nick's Reply LinkedIn once showed promise as the leading professional network. Sadly, today ...

LinkedIn Extortion

...  Newsletter, a boss tries to turn a new employee's LinkedIn profile into an ad for the business. Is this LinkedIn extortion? Question My new employer wants me to list in my LinkedIn profile that I’m working for her, and to include the company’s ...

When headhunters on LinkedIn are scammers

...  job listing in my field in my city. The pitch was sent via LinkedIn with an attachment. I do not open attachments from people I do not ...  service. Then I called the number the headhunter posted on LinkedIn, but got a vanilla message which did not identify the headhunter or ...

Career Scams Update: TheLadders, LinkedIn, Lee Hecht Harrison & More

...  on stories we've covered here before about TheLadders, LinkedIn, Toronto Pathways -- and one new rip-off by prominent outplacement ...  aggressive online behavior to a whole new level.” LinkedIn It didn’t take LinkedIn very long to go from “leading professional network” to becoming a ...

LinkedIn Users Sucker-Punched by Wrong References

...  Headhunter Newsletter, we examine yet another questionable LinkedIn "feature" that could cost you a job. Question The New York Times just did a story about a group of people suing LinkedIn for selling possibly invalid references to employers. Now LinkedIn has ...

LinkedIn: Busted for U.S. wage law violations, sued for “injury” to users

LinkedIn busted by U.S. Department of Labor It's no big deal, suggests LinkedIn. According to a Computerworld report (LinkedIn pays almost $6M for U.S. wage law violations), LinkedIn was busted by ...

Join My LinkedIn Gang-Bang!

...  a reader wants to join my network: I wanted to send you a LinkedIn invitation to connect, but I noticed on your LinkedIn profile page that you only accept connections from people you already ...

LinkedIn For Kids: The biggest lead-gen pimp on the Internet?

...  LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman looking at? 13-year-olds -- LinkedIn's newest big-money data set. And my bet is his sharedholders are going ...  of helping 13-year-olds "start their careers off right," LinkedIn is launching a massive initiative to tap the $300 billion teen market ...

LinkedIn Payola: Selling out employers and job hunters

...  an employer. You pay LinkedIn to search its profiles when you’re recruiting. Do you care that the ...  payola seems to be the name of the game on LinkedIn, where job hunters can pay $29.95 per month to “move to the top of the applicant list” when employers search LinkedIn profiles for recruiting. In the radio scandal, the payments were ...

LinkedIn: Just another job board

...  Newsletter, a writer wonders about "social job hunting" on LinkedIn and Facebook. Is this a good new thing? LinkedIn has recently expanded its job search functionalities. Facebook is also ...