Recommendations reveal a lot about the person giving and receiving them. Never has this been more evident than on LinkedIn where they cannot be faked. This makes people more circumspect about what they are saying in public. This post is about giving and receiving recommendations, why content is all important plus a top tip that should help you determine what recommendations will work for you.
I receive requests for recommendations regularly from people that I know and like. I also receive incoming recommendations that I do not place on my profile because they are not from people that have experienced what I do. Surely the more recommendations the better, right? Wrong!
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