The problem with LinkedIn

I used to admire LinkedIn. It served a purpose, had a solid business model and meant recruiters could easily find me and contact me. LinkedIn had the amazing advantage of doing three things that could seemed contradictory at first glance but worked in its unique ecosystem:
Provide me with a convenient place to host my resumeAllow me to contact recruiters and peersDo so without being an addictive platform like Facebook or Twitter (my personal opinion)
Basically, the sweet thing about LinkedIn is that you could just create your profile and only log in when absolutely necessary such as when you changed jobs or earned a new qualification. LinkedIn had a definite purpose and everybody was using it the way it was meant to be utilized: as a platform to connect recruiters and prospective candidates and to allow professionals to grow their networks and showcase their skills.

Then, things changed. People started using LinkedIn as a way to get in touch with key executives to sell their products o…

An apology

I just found out that the blog's layout was completely screwed with all the posts pretty much unreadable. I guess this is what happens when you rely on a third party template. Unfortunately, I did not have much time to work on this blog lately, which is why it took so long for me to notice this. As a matter of fact, I only just noticed it after check my analytics where all my traffic completely went down the drain.

I have switched to another template for the time being and will tweak it once I have some free time.


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