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Has LinkedIn become a Kindergarten?

No matter how much we all love children, and no matter how healthy it is for us to tap into the inner child within ourselves, professional networking is something that should be taken seriously, at least to some extent. 334 more words

Reflections on 1st Relationship Management in HE Libraries Conference

Last week I attended the 1st Relationship Management in HE Libraries Conference. It was excellent. After a few hit and miss conferences over the years it was really refreshing to attend one where a) all of the talks were genuinely interesting and b) I’ve learned a lot and have actually come away with lots of ideas I want to try out. 1,478 more words

Professional Networking

Linkedin Vs Glassdoor. Is it time to place the bets?

I have been an active user of Linkedin for a decade now and a big fan of the journey they have been through (& continue to). 487 more words


Is LinkedIn Worse Than Facebook?

To begin at the beginning

I know. I know! Who the hell poses a question like that? Is LinkedIn Worse Than Facebook? Who can say? Or, as my great auntie, Werner von Braun might have said, “If you are dumb enough to ask such a question, then you will surely be too stupid to understand a credible answer”. 952 more words

Martyn Jones

Sunday, 15th November 2015

Why isn’t the International Phonetic Alphabet a recognised language on LinkedIn? Why won’t LinkedIn validate my /ˈlɪmɪtɪd ˈwəːkɪŋ prəˈfɪʃ(ə)nsi/?


Saturday, 14th November 2015

A strong network of contacts among influential people contributes more effectively than good professional skills in advancing one’s grammar. In other words, it’s not what you know, it’s whom you know.


Freelancer Diary: XING (part 1)

The Freelance Diary is a series that talks about the different online methods freelancers can use to make money. From blogging, to online market places to social media networking, we’ll eventually provide a detailed analysis of them all. 1,832 more words

Freelance Diary