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Drop Microsoft's LinkedIn for Fediverse's Mastodon

There is no real viable alternative to LinkedIn currently. You can accumulate current and past coworker email addresses and communicate occasionally. You can create a cv for your website.

Many people are on Mastodon now. I am proposing the following:

  • If you are creating a job posting, offer to use a Mastodon profile instead of a LinkedIn profile

  • If you are a job seeker, connect with your coworkers over Mastodon instead of LinkedIn. Link to your resume from Mastodon and delete your LinkedIn profile

This is a way to take back our privacy and stop feeding our data to Microsoft for harvesting and targeting.

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