Nope, not a dating app, just some of the descriptive words tossed out regarding LinkedIn — Quartz set out to develop the definitive guide to managing your LinkedIn requests (addressing face-on the annoyance of dealing with “I’d like to connect with you…” requests when you’re really not sure but she/he could be someone who you should know). There’s a handy flow-chart and yes, the article includes a thought (or 2) from yours truly.
My #BYDN rule of thumb? Delete LinkedIn requests if the request to connect is not personalized and you’re not sure you know them. Stress free. Fast. Move on! You have better network building things to do than fester over a random LinkedIn request.
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