My Love-Hate Relationship with LinkedIn

I joined LinkedIn soon after graduating undergrad in 2009 at the encouragement of my college mentor. She said it would be a great way to connect with professionals, and preferred it to Facebook for networking. So I signed up, filled out a profile (replicating my resume) and thought, now what? At that time, the site was clunky at best, and difficult to navigate. Being a recent graduate and LinkedIn being a virtually unknown site in 2009, I didn’t have many others to connect to but classmates (who at the time still hadn’t found their careers yet) and less than a…