Checking out from LinkedIn
My newest co-worker challenged recruiters to step up their game. He’s found a job he likes (and I’m biased, so I’ll just nod and smile) that provides some of the challenges he is looking for. Perhaps my co-worker attracts a higher quality of recruiter than I, but I’ve not had any luck with unsolicited contact from recruiters.
For most of this year, I’ve had an active disdain for LinkedIn. I’m not in the market for a job, have not indicated I’m looking, and don’t desire to be contacted about new opportunities. And yet, the LinkedIn messages, invites, and contact keeps coming.
Let me interrupt this rant with a self-reality check: I’ve been very fortunate during my career in regards to finding the right job at the right time. I can’t take all the credit. Some will say I’ve been lucky, some will say I’ve been blessed. Both groups are probably right. If my situation was different, and I was...
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