I’m constantly reading great articles discussing how to utilize LinkedIn to make connections and market my company. These articles often provide a pragmatic, step-wise approach to build a more engaging profile, or connect with people through groups. But I’ve yet to read a compelling article or blog post that discusses the importance of recommendations on LinkedIn.
LinkedIn has offered the recommendations functionality for as long as I’ve know what LinkedIn is. I expected an emphasis on recommendations given that it’s really the only element of a LinkedIn profile the owner can’t manipulate. In other words, recommendations should be an objective way to measure the quality of a person you find on LinkedIn, right? That’s how I see it. Continue reading “Does LinkedIn Care How Many Recommendations You Have? Should You?” »