LinkedIn isn’t working…

As a “professional” I am signed up to LinkedIn.

At the moment the only function I can really see is to increase my connections, of people I once networked with in a professional setting.  Essentially has become some sort of organisation Pokedex where I have to catch them all – or rather got to network with them all.  This usually results in a mundane loop from the newsfeed where I get to see what my network “liked”.

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The time I was an expert on the Guardian website

A little known fact about me.  I once featured in the Guardian website as part of a panel of experts for a Q & A discussing the benefits of postgraduate degrees to improve careers.  This fact is so little known that I only remembered I did this the other day.

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The Facebook Blackout

Facebook… the golden years

When I first joined Facebook it was great, it was a peak for my social years at University and Facebook was still a Univesity/College thing.  Therefore it was a great way of supplementing the social scene on campus.

Most people I was friend’s with live about 5 miles in distance, we did similiar courses and went on the same nights out. Continue reading