Linkedin Profiles

These Words Are Chronically Overused In LinkedIn Profiles

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - In this case, being responsible is overrated.It's the No. 1 most overused buzzword on LinkedIn profiles in Canada, and globally, in 2013.Pr...

Why Getting LinkedIn Endorsements Doesn't Mean You're Special

Jeff Chatterton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Chatterton

When I get an endorsement "Jeff Chatterton is great at event planning," I know it's the latter. It's just someone trying to curry favour. How do I know that? I hate event planning. I don't do it, because I suck at it, and I know that. Here at Checkmate Public Affairs, if I need to stage an event, I have other people that I know will do a better job than I do the work. I've had one person, who I met at a speech I gave in Iowa, endorse me upwards of 20 times. Another former colleague is running for political office, and I've probably received a dozen endorsements from him. All it does is clog my inbox.