Post written by Mic Johnson, Blog Coach | LinkedIn Trainer | WordPress Web Site Guy | Rational Optimist | Jayhawk | Sushi Lover | Cancer Volunteer
I often tell people during LinkedIn Training Sessions that it’s ok to do a 1-click endorsement of someone on their LinkedIn profile, but I immediately follow that up with “It’s the lazy man’s LinkedIn Recommendation.”
I would have preferred for LinkedIn to have made a more concentrated effort to push the LinkedIn feature that I believe is far more valuable: LinkedIn Recommendations.
When it comes to your “What should I do in LinkedIn each week?” time, I encourage people to take just a few minutes to write a LinkedIn recommendation for someone that they’ve worked with/trust/respect/admire that’s awesome.
Now be honest here: I’m guessing most people that are reading this have probably never written a LinkedIn recommendation for someone else. That’s ok. I have good news for you. It’s not hard and it only takes a few minutes.
Recently an awesome person in my life refreshed my memory of the true value of a LinkedIn recommendation. It adds so much more value to the person receiving the recommendation (and to their LinkedIn profile) than a 1-click endorsement does. Read more