LinkedIn Users Must Walk Fine Personal/professional Line
Goodman, Cindy Krischer, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Have you ever received a request to connect on LinkedIn from someone you didn't know or couldn't remember?
A few weeks ago, Josh Turner encountered this situation. The online request to connect came from a businessman on the opposite coast of the United States. It came with a short introduction that ended with "Let's go Blues!" a reference to Turner's favorite hockey team in St. Louis that he had mentioned in his profile. "It was a personal connection. That's building rapport."
LinkedIn is known for being the professional social network where members expect you to keep buttoned-down behavior and network online as you would at a business event. With more than 200 …
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Publication information: Article title: LinkedIn Users Must Walk Fine Personal/professional Line. Contributors: Goodman, Cindy Krischer - Author. Newspaper title: Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Publication date: March 9, 2013. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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