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LinkedIn Networking #Fail: A Cautionary Tale for Job Seekers

Yesterday, I was speaking at a business group, and among the topics covered was networking. Particularly, the do’s and don’ts of how to do it right.

Then, ironically, I received an astounding email shortly after my speech concluded. When we get messages like this from someone we’ve never met or interacted with, we totally cringe:   

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From Gurus to Gucci: Social Media Rants from a Man of a Certain Age

In July, I turned 50. In August, I took the plunge… I joined the Social Networking fray.

Our Community Manager, bless her heart, has been more than patient. I don’t think she held out much hope that I’d “get it” when it came to Twitter.In fact, her first comment was: “If you’d just average 3 to 5 tweets a day I’d be happy.”

Yes, Social Media life can begin at 50…   

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