[nycbug-talk] LinkedIn: Worth it or not?
mikel.king at olivent.com
Tue Oct 21 14:26:28 EDT 2008
On Oct 21, 2008, at 2:00 PM, Matt Juszczak wrote:
> Slightly off topic, but here goes:
> I'm on a lot of "Social Networking Sites". I find that they are more
> hassle than they are worth. First, I find that the only true
> contacts you
> can really make are either people you meet in person or people that
> you directly -- but most of these sites like "Linked In" are turning
> everyone being friends with everyone and half the people I'm friends
> are recruiters, or people I've never met before. MOST of the
> job leads I get are from places like this list, or people contacting
> directly on monster/dice, etc. which I only have active when I'm
> So what are your thoughts? Do you find LinkedIn (and similar sites
> Pulse) to be beneficial to your tech career, or too annoying to
> manage and
> think about?
I find it handy to stay connected to client contact event after the
relocate. LI is one of the less obnoxious sites.
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