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Comment Original research (Score 2) 90

Some of the original research in this area was carried out by Angelika Domschke ( For example, this study happened back in 2006 -

Fun fact - Google tried to recruit her and she turned them down after meeting their team.

Submission + - Will employers trust me if I shun Facebk/LinkedIn?

RedRecidivist writes: I'm coming back to IT after some time away. As a junior member of the tinfoil-hat brigade, I deeply mistrust Facebook, LinkedIn, et al. However, all of my old IT colleagues are telling me I simply *must* use LinkedIn to get a new job, and my old boss went as far as saying that he would mistrust a would-be IT employee who had no "digital footprint".

I really don't want to, but it looks like I need to bite the bullet. Should I?

Pound for pound, the amoeba is the most vicious animal on earth.