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6 LinkedIn Habits to Quit: You’re Not on Facebook Anymore

There still seems to be some confusion on how to use LinkedIn.

More than anything, LinkedIn isn’t Facebook, it isn’t Twitter or any other Social Network for that matter. It is the most useful network on the planet for professionals and companies looking to hire the best talent. And if you want the other pros on LinkedIn to take you seriously, you need to avoid certain behaviors. Some of which are perfectly acceptable on other social networks.

So for best results, here are 6 things not to do on LinkedIn   

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Lame on Linkedin: How NOT to Ask to Connect

Networking requires patience and finesse. One of the most important rules of social networking is to build a relationship. Remember, a relationship is a two-way street. Think about what the other person needs or wants to get from the relationship.

If you received the following LinkedIn message (an invitation to connect), what would you do?    

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5 Social Networking Job Search Mistakes to Avoid in 2012

If you’re engaged in a job search right now, take some time to revamp your strategy and make sure you aren’t committing any of these job search stalling mistakes.   

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