So does Linkedin really work?

From the Coleface

I’m often asked the question does Linkedin really help or is it a waste of time? Like most social media it allows us to do things that we do in real life faster, more cheaply, with more reach and more publicly (or with less privacy, if you prefer).

Hot New 3-Hour Mini Course: Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Whether you are in the market for a new job, just starting your career, or are a well-established professional, LinkedIn is one of the most important tools for establishing your online presence. During this class, you will learn to use the most powerful features of LinkedIn to get your profile noticed. You will discover best practices for creating an online presence, learn about privacy and other settings, get tips on networking and protecting your online reputation, and more.

Saturday is the Best Day to Build Your LinkedIn Profile!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you want to build something that matters, and get it done in a day, why not focus on your LinkedIn Profile?    Whether you are in the market for a new job, just starting your career, or are a well-established professional, LinkedIn is one of the most important tools for establishing your online presence. During this class, you will learn to use the most powerful features of LinkedIn to get your profile noticed. What are you doing Saturday?

What’s New in Adobe Captivate Prime

Adobe Captivate

LinkedIn Learning Connector. General Data Protection Regulation is a new standard for privacy protection adopted by nations in the European Union which becomes a legal requirement on May 25th. LinkedIn Learning Connector.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

DE: Compared to LinkedIn… I love LinkedIn as a way to stay connected (if someone changes jobs, they may not update me, but they’ll update LinkedIn), as a way to make new contacts (if I can find someone with a friend in common, I can arrange an introduction), and as a way to stay current (groups and discussions). For now, I see these as advantages that Google+ doesn’t have (yet), so I still plan to use LinkedIn just as much now as before.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

DE: Compared to LinkedIn… I love LinkedIn as a way to stay connected (if someone changes jobs, they may not update me, but they’ll update LinkedIn), as a way to make new contacts (if I can find someone with a friend in common, I can arrange an introduction), and as a way to stay current (groups and discussions). For now, I see these as advantages that Google+ doesn’t have (yet), so I still plan to use LinkedIn just as much now as before.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-08

Jane Hart

Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users – facial recognition is enabled | Naked Security [link] #. Your LinkedIn Connections Turned into Tetris [link] via @ labnol <Have some fun with LinkedIn #. Tweet. Another great article from @ janebozarth – she makes it so simple. So why is so much e-learning so "controlling"? #. London still the top Twitter city in the world [link] #.

Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

LinkedIn. Participants of the survey indicated that their number one concern of using social media in the classroom is the integrity of student submissions, followed closely by concerns about privacy.

Top 10 Learning Tools 2018

Clark Quinn

Looking at last year’s post , I see I’ve switched from Google to DuckDuckGo (privacy issues), and from Skype to Zoom (functionality). It gets autoposted to LinkedIn and Facebook (at least, notifications), so comments there or here are a way for me to learn.

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There’s More than Scissors and Glue in Our Common Craft Library!

eLearning Brothers

They’re also falling for phishing scams that arrive in their work email inboxes; people keep track of passwords by using sticky notes taped to their monitor, and they’re clueless about privacy online. Privacy Online. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Facebook pages are public by default, although they do have some privacy settings. LinkedIn. For career-focused learners, LinkedIn can be a way for them to polish their professional credentials while they take your course. And because the purpose of LinkedIn is to promote professional qualifications, most users feel less hesitant about connecting with others on this platform. Convinced social media is right for your online course? Here are a few ways to put it to use.

Blockchain Solutions for Cyber & Data Security

Your Training Edge

In the world of increasing cyber-crimes and businesses’ struggle to cope with data security, its regulation and privacy concerns, can blockchain be a great relief? Previously in our posts at yourtrainingedge.com [1] , we have discussed the potential of blockchain in terms of security and privacy of the transactions. Security and privacy are vital to blockchains, which is literally what they were designed to achieve, instead of after-the-fact add ons.

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

Often times, instructional designers leverage content that they have already created (to an extent, as they need to be mindful of privacy). Also, LinkedIn is proving more and more effective for finding qualified candidates – so you should certainly take a look there!

This Week in MakingBetter: Teamwork and Tough Questions

MakingBetter

Our friend, Joe Fournier , wrote about his questions about privacy with xAPI (and other forms of data). Mark Spivey has been asking a lot of questions on Twitter and LinkedIn about xAPI, its potential utility with linked data, and concerns about xAPI’s ability to work at “webscale.”

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5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

The use of social media in training has been somewhat controversial, as organizations are understandably concerned about the privacy of their proprietary information. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Can Blockchain Solutions Over-reach

Your Training Edge

Lastly, we have a concerns regarding security, privacy and control. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

For many people, social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+ have become important parts of their personal and professional lives in this respect. Tweet.

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danah boyd ASTD Tech Knowledge Key Note #astdtk13

Learning Visions

We see teenagers going public, but this doesn’t mean they’ve given up their privacy. Privacy is not control of information; it’s the ability to control a social situation. Ability to achieve privacy in these spaces. On LinkedIn you see this. Kineo. 10206. Normal. false.

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Overcoming 4 Common Concerns of Outsourcing Training

CommLab India

Information privacy and security. Nowadays, you can get this information via LinkedIn and other professional networking sites. Data Privacy and Security Concerns.

Using Blockchain in Educational Sector

Your Training Edge

Management of privacy of students and parental opt in/opt out permission. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. When we hear about blockchain, it usually spins our head.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience.

4 Types of Employee Data to Help Plan your Training Curriculum

TalentLMS

Beyond the HIPAA laws that those in the medical fields have had to contend with for years, there are additional data privacy laws in nearly all fields. The data privacy regulations are there to protect the individuals, the purported clients of these companies. Find him on LinkedIn.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I don’t understand why social media should be off limits to marketers, and beyond direct Facebook messages, I fail to see much privacy in the social media world.

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MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

Even corporate MOOCs that incorporate social media don’t necessarily use Twitter— Yammer is a popular private social network that businesses can use to ensure the privacy of employee communications. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Will AI Help Close the Skills Gap?

CLO Magazine

Walsh pointed to LinkedIn algorithms that help recruiters find people with the right skills to match them with employment opportunities. Forty percent of HR leaders believe artificial intelligence will help fill the skills gap.

The Digital(K): Friend or Foe?

Learning Wire

Should I use LinkedIn, send a tweet or call with Skype? Proximity, privacy, and permission. In her research, Professor Fayard considered the three factors of proximity, privacy and permission. Environments that balance the proximity, privacy, and permission enable interaction.

It Took Wells Fargo One Commercial to Show the Wrong Way to Build Trust

Learnloft

Facebook has had a hellish two years from the troubling behavior of senior executives to scandals in election data and its latest privacy debacle. The magnitude of the situation became apparent when Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of Congress to be grilled about privacy for 2 days. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Industry.com.

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#ICELW Opening Keynote with Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth "The Future is Mobile…Social…Personal"

Learning Visions

Learners will need new literacies: Social networking Privacy maintenance Identity management Creating and organizing content Reusing and repurposing Filtering and selecting Self presentation Transliteracy (Working and communicating across many platforms, twitter/fb/email/etc.) All of these tools are available: twitter, fb, youtube, instagram, linkedin… The more people you connect to, the more noise there is, but your friends help you filter it out.

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ATD Opening Keynote: Aaron Dignan "The Responsive Organization" #ATDTK

Learning Visions

You can raise $ on Kickstarter, you go to LinkedIn/etc to get your team, you get your marketplace on Amazon/eBay). Privacy vs. Transparency This is one of the hardest. These are my live blogged notes from the opening keynote at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas.

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Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

Almost all of them have built-in connections to the mainstream services like Twitter or Facebook or LinkedIn, so you have some options for cross-pollination and broad distribution of insights gleaned, shared, or created. Anticipation! ATD ICE 2016 Conference! In 4 days! I’m so excited!

The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

Rather, groups of individuals with a common interest in learning about a topic should be encouraged to develop their own group space where they can hold discussions and share what they know with one another – as many Smart Workers already do in Facebook or LinkedIn groups.

New MOOC Models: Blended Learning

Your Training Edge

The SPOC model is perfect for companies that don’t want to run true MOOCs (due to intellectual property or privacy concerns), but are still seeking efficiencies in their training programs. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

For example, look at the following: Introduction to Social Networking Introduction to LinkedIn Introduction to Facebook Introduction to Ning Using Social Networks for Personal Professional Development Using Social Networks with Learners Social Networking and Privacy Managing Your Networks and "Time Suck" LinkedIn Tips and Tricks Social Networking Wiki Because these are tied into forums, it makes them a bit harder for most people to go through.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Its privacy policies are questionable and it is giving out user information to applications willy-nilly. I also feel like Facebook is a bit creaky and as Thomas Vanderwal's recent post Facebook for Business or LinkedIn Gets More Valuable points out, as you use Facebook more and have more friends, it seems to get harder to use. Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform.