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LinkedIn Jobs Gets A Search Boost
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PJS880
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PJS880,
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2/22/2013 | 9:11:09 PM
re: LinkedIn Jobs Gets A Search Boost
This is a great addition to the LinkedIn team, but what are the benefits when you live and seek employment in a small city with a very small set of businesses that you could actually apply for. I think that by allowing such tight search criteria would benefit a person with many position options but for the small town employee I see no benefit. I also have had people endorse me, but some of the endorsements I have removed I have no clue as to why these people would endorse me when I have never worked with them on any of the endorsements. I have liked LinkedIn and will continue to use their services unless it becomes too much of a headache, but so far the changes are something I can deal with.

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Melanie Rodier
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2/21/2013 | 5:16:32 PM
re: LinkedIn Jobs Gets A Search Boost
All social networks eventually feel the need to take on some of the popular features of other social networks, particularly those that have a billion users. Most sites now allow you to follow people, comment, share, promote, etc. and post short updates, whether it's on Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook. Most users want to be able to 'like' a comment on Facebook, or in LinkedIn's case, 'endorse' a skill - It makes users feel more engaged. Further, social networks need to please shareholders and advertisers by finding new ways to collect and connect users' data. As such, Linkedin's progression to becoming more similar to Facebook and Twitter is inevitable, whether users find that the changes really improve the site, or not.


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