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271 weeks ago, by James
Linkedin Endorsements - skill spam?
I'm getting a lot of these Linkedin endorsements, often from people who barely know me let alone know what my business skills are.

There is a large highly engaged sector of the social media world who follow a 'you scratch my back' approach to this sort of engagement.

This then shows up on your profile and Linkedin is often cited as a recruitment tool.

Are potential employers in danger of being mislead by all of these dodgy endorsements?
271 weeks ago, by John
If employers discern between applicants on the basis of LinkedIn endorsements then they deserve what they get.
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I live in Milford-On-Sea in Hampshire. When I'm not working I like to spend time with my family, walk my dog and read. I'm the founder of Lens Digital and I believe in simple, elegant websites that are fun and engaging to use.
Managing Director of Lens Digital Limited. This new start up is about excellent content for niche websites and increasing the amplification of our members through intelligent use of social media. I have extensive business experience stretching over the last 20 plus years, much of it in online enterprises.
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