Lord, the place do I even Start with this one!
My fellow women. I’m disenchanted and completely disgusted. Why? Because LinkedIn has turn into a web-based model of a New York City avenue.
When I joined LinkedIn, I did so as a result of I wished to community with different professionals and additional my profession. But as a substitute, LinkedIn has turn into a go-to place for guys to yell at me about my appears to be like slightly than my portfolio.
Here’s a LinkedIn message a good friend of mine acquired final week. My good friend is a sexy blonde, UCSB graduate, and tech recruiter in San Francisco. She had by no means met or heard of this man earlier than – this message was solely out of the blue.
Subject: Cute Smiles
What a cute smile you’ve got on right here (on a good profile) you look resplendent in such a manner that intrigues everybody that views your profile. I used to be truly looking by means of the record of my connections after I got here throughout yours, pulsed and could not resist to say hello having seen such distinctive magnificence.
I sincerely apologize for writing such private message to you as I perceive that this Professional Networking website prohibits it, however identical to I stated, I could not resist to say hello.
Please do you thoughts staying in contact? I’d like to know extra about you.
Hope to listen to from you quickly.
If this had been stated within the office, it might be categorised as sexual harassment.
While many people will in all probability simply chortle it off, why deal with a skilled networking website any much less skilled than the office?
Females have labored arduous and are available to this point to be handled equally at work.
Now, this is not to say ladies aren’t hitting on guys on LinkedIn, too. And not all males are creepy LinkedIn nerds. This is simply my private expertise. However, after talking with a few pals of mine, I KNOW this occurs repeatedly with a lot of ladies.
Guys (and women), if you end up eager to hit on somebody, that is a okay. We all want love.
Only subsequent time you wish to get your cyber creep on, observe these instructions:
Download Coffee Meets Bagel
Troll as a lot as your coronary heart can deal with
See what number of options there are? They are websites truly supposed for courting. Unlike LinkedIn. Hell, OKCupid even has a filter so you’ll find somebody inside a particular earnings bracket. See, it is a lot simpler to maintain the online dating messages inside an online dating website.
Unless, after all, LinkedIn has a “hot woman” and “at least an 8 out of 10” filter. Possibly that is a Premium function?
And after all, if you need an much more reliable piece of recommendation, GET OFF THE COMPUTER! Hit on a lady in particular person. As lengthy because it’s pleasant and humorous, we love that shit!
One final little factor
Hence, to show my level, I did a little experiment of my very own.
Simply by posting one modeling image of myself as soon as a day for the previous 5 days, I’ve acquired over 1600 new connection request. ALL FROM MEN! My profile views went up from 200 a day to nicely over 1,000 a day. And after all the utmost disrespectful messages I’ve ever seen in my lifetime! It is past deplorable. But hey, no less than creeps are constant!
Please be at liberty to remark, good or dangerous.