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A Sincere Question About LinkedIn

I have a sincere question about LinkedIn, the professional social networking site. Do any of you ProfHacker readers find it to be useful? If so, how? (Okay, that’s two questions…) In her post titled “Creating Your Web Presence: A Primer for Academics,” Miriam Posner recommends creating a LinkedIn account (and also mentions Academia.edu). What’s been your experience?

I ask because the only time I log in is when someone requests a connection with me. Other than that, I don’t seem to have a reason …