« Minnesota Recruiter Jobs | Main | Paul DeBettignies KARE 11 TV Interview On Job Search »

May 20, 2011

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83454ef4269e201538e9ae553970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference LinkedIn Is A Great Tool, But I Am Not Buying The IPO Hype:

Comments

Bryan Chaney

Well said Paul. Media (& the market for that matter) are looking for something, anything positive to shout from the rooftops. Is it a sign that things are stabilizing? Yes, thankfully. But to some, it's just too fun to talk about.

Especially those in recruitment marketing & advertising. (wipes off red mustache)

Andy_Stanczyk

There is potential upside and there is potential downside, no one can be sure. What is for sure is that LinkedIn is now on the map in a big way. I would love to see the study of deceased, untouched, duplicate, and garbage profiles of the 100 million – 20% is a fair guess. I’d also like to see a study of the average LinkedIn user and their knowledge of LinkedIn’s various revenue streams. Is the average IT Pro or Engineer aware that recruiters can buy access to the entire network? All that aside, the past two days were certainly a positive moment for an exciting tech company and I’m interested to see what is upcoming.

Kate

Linkedin, facebook, twitter are so popular that people cannot live without it anymore (some). Also there are people i know who have only an account with one connection or friend. Are those old fashioned?? Time will tell. But very nice suggestions you made here!

The comments to this entry are closed.

Connect With Me

About

  • Paul DeBettignies, Minnesota Recruiter, Minnesota Headhunter, Minnesota IT Jobs

    Welcome to the Minnesota Headhunter Blog. My name is Paul DeBettignies (pronounced De-Bett-ingz).

    I started writing this blog in May of 2005 to share thoughts and ideas I had as an IT recruiter.

    Since then I expanded this site to include local recruiter jobs, links to Minnesota business news and promote the local tech community.

    I am the Principal of Minnesota Headhunter, LLC a Minneapolis IT search firm and a frequent local and national speaker and article contributor on recruiter, HR, career, networking and social media topics.

    Have a question, comment, inquiry?

    Send me an email paul@mnheadhunter.com

    Thank you for reading.

    Paul DeBettignies
    Minnesota Headhunter

Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 05/2005

Site Meter