[Chugalug] Linked-in endorsements

32cstyle . cstyle31 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 21:00:50 UTC 2013


No, Linkedin is the only thing I'm on. I only used it for a resume builder.
However, I have been on it more and more lately.


On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 4:37 PM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am I the only one around here who hates social networking?
>
> http://nylen.tv/social-networking.jpg
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 4:19 PM, 32cstyle . <cstyle31 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have had some people do that for me too. I have to admit, I've done as
>> well. I did it mostly for people I knew but haven't worked with. However, I
>> know they are good at what they do. I have a connections with Mike from the
>> group. I have seen his coding and networking abilities at his place of
>> business. Do I know if he's the PHP guru? Yes and no. I know he's a puriest
>> and can code without an IDE. I haven't seen him make a full CMS, but just
>> looking at some of the things he's shown me I think he could. Plus, I don't
>> think he would be in business if he couldn't do the job.
>>
>> So, I guess it's kinda a gray area for me. However, I do try to keep it
>> with people I know. Sometimes when the endorsement box pops up it's so
>> annoying I just click endorse to get it out of the way. Some people faces
>> come up at random so when you click endorse all you get the blessings to
>> all benefit.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net>wrote:
>>
>>> someone that I've never worked with before but who knows that I'm a
>>> "computer guy" just endorsed me for:    IIS
>>>
>>> what's next?  will someone will endorse me for Visual Basic?   DOS 3.3?
>>> 9 pin printers?
>>>
>>> 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 guess my question is, what is the value of this endorsement system, if
>>> endorsements can be obtained so freely?
>>>
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