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…

Engen Extravaganza result - 2016

03 February 2017 update: Click here for the 2017 results

For those who are still looking for the results, they are available on the Engen Bagatelle Facebook page. For reasons only the Engen marketing team will know, these results were not posted on their website.

I have also saved a copy of the results - click on the image to open a larger version which is still sort of unreadable. It's like they are doing their best to discourage the winners from claiming their prizes.



  1. I've even been informed that some tickets were not counted in the lottery since the pumpers lost their 'talons'.


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