[Chugalug] Linked-in endorsements

Dave Brockman dave at brockmans.com
Mon Jun 24 18:58:25 UTC 2013


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On 6/24/2013 2:21 PM, Ed King wrote:
> someone that I've never worked with before but who knows that I'm
> a "computer guy" just endorsed me for:    IIS

If you haven't worked with them, why are they in your connections?
AFAIK you can only endorse your connections.

> what's next?  will someone will endorse me for Visual Basic?   DOS
> 3.3? 9 pin printers?

I also have a long list of user-submitted/clicked skills I would have
never listed myself.  Some I appreciated, others I did not :)

> ps: yes, I can do IIS and VB, but I don't advertise it.
> 
> pss:  for the hell of it, I added a new skill, "Patience" just to
> see if anyone would endorse it, and yes, someone did.

I actually remember the notification when you added it.  I chuckled,
for what it's worth....

> I guess my question is, what is the value of this endorsement
> system, if endorsements can be obtained so freely?

Linkedin in general has succumb to the "facebook frenzy".  It was
useful when people actually connected to others that they knew and
were in a position to endorse/recommend.  I suppose it is what you
make of it.....

Regards,

dtb

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