Lawyers: Are LinkedIn Skills Endorsements & Recommendations Unethical?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LinkedIn, Social Media, Social Media Ethics & Regulations 1 Comment

This past Monday, I had the pleasure of being the passenger on an 11-hour drive back to Indianapolis from our vacation to Virginia and South Carolina. When I could get a signal [Sprint, you really need to up your game in the South], I caught up on some reading.
One click led to another, and I found myself on the ABA …

LinkedIn Skills’ Endorsements, Part 2: Take Control Of Your Skills

Nancy Myrland LinkedIn, Social Media 11 Comments

After writing my 1st post about LinkedIn’s New Skills’ Endorsements, a frustrated connection in one of my LinkedIn groups asked why skills that have nothing to do with her skills are being added and endorsed by her connections.
She felt these skills were at odds with her expertise, and wanted to know why it’s happening.
First, LinkedIn offers others suggested skills to …

LinkedIn Skills Endorsements: What’s Going On?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, LinkedIn, Social Media 13 Comments

LinkedIn has been very busy this week. They just rolled out a new feature called Skills Endorsements that allows your 1st┬ádegree connections to “endorse” your skills and expertise with one click. It is an interesting feature as it allows the credibility that can come from others speaking up on your behalf.
Some might say it is a bit Klout-like in allowing …