If you’re on LinkedIn, you’ve seen that one of their most common messages – be it through an email with “updates in your network” or a simple notification on the site – is about someone getting a new job.
“Congratulate so and so on their promotion to [job title]”
“Congratulate so and so on their new job at [company name]”
The problem is that sometimes when you simply update your profile info to be more complete, LinkedIn reads that as a major career update, then broadcasts it out to your entire network!
Luckily for us, CNET has laid out the simple steps of changing your settings so that this won’t happen to you.
Read the article here, make the change, and save yourself the embarrassment!