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OriginalGriff23-Jan-20 21:18
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lopatir23-Jan-20 21:41
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I have one, not touched for many years.

still get
suggested jobs: in places I'll likely never go to nor want to go)
connection requests: from people with no common work or non work interests with, have nor never likely to meet
invitations to events: also nearly always unaligned to my work or other interests
reminders and updates: stuff I already know about people I do know (did connect way back when) are doing

in otherwords even worse than faceblock it keeps trolling you to go back.

as to people actually benefiting?
(1) given millions of members there's always going to be one or two. just as much people who buy lottery tickets sometimes win. but how many tickets didn't win? how many have you bought with real money, how much of your real time are you willing to invest in a linkin profile for that 1 in 40 million chance as compared to putting that time into something with a direct benefit?
(2) many people have lost because recruiters found reasons to exclude applicants.

remember a recruiter's first pass is to find people that fit the requirements: there will be hundreds. their second pass: find any reason to exclude as many applicants as possible. Only then they look for the best.

or short summary:
- 1 in [way less than] 1 million people will benefit from it
- probably 1 in 5 will loose by it.
after many otherwise intelligent sounding suggestions that achieved nothing the nice folks at Technet said the only solution was to low level format my hard disk then reinstall my signature. Sadly, this still didn't fix the issue!

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