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UnLinked: Are LinkedIn Taking Away One of Their Most Powerful Tools?

Andy Lopata | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Lopata

Have LinkedIn taken away one of the most powerful tools on the site? ... users are no longer able to request introductions to third-degree connections... they are removing fundamental functionality that makes LinkedIn stand out from all other social networking sites in favour of encouraging spam.

The Number One Networking New Year Resolution

Andy Lopata | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK
Andy Lopata

If someone offers you a referral in 2013, make sure you follow up. If it's not an introduction you want, communicate that clearly but politely. Even offer to pass it onto someone more appropriate. If it is, make both yourself and your champion look good by responding in good time.

Is This the Death of the CV?

Lauren Cope | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Cope

If you take one mantra away from university (no, not 'first year doesn't count'), let it be that in life, it's all about who you know, not what you know. Building up a hefty little black book, knowing someone who can put you in the right company and having impressive names on your email is what will count.