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MEGA Linkedin Australia Networking Day: Over 16,000 Connections – Thank You!

Posted on April 19, 2008
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By Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth, an Affiliate Partner, JobMachine Inc.
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I just returned from Sydney where I presented on Blogging for Talent with Kevin Wheeler and served on panel discussing Social Networking at the AustralAsian Talent Conference.

I decided to extend some global love to some of the incredible individuals I met over the last week:

Dave Deponce,
Jennifer Marcy,
Daphne van der Kieft,
Tauri Fernandez,
Kelly O’Shaughnessy,
Melanie Gretgrix,
Sally Caffyn,
Adrian Camiller,
Jonathan Mears,
Simon Townsend,
Nadya Corne,
Ronnie Lewis,
Brooke Morrison,
Ben Cass,

Adrian Camiller,
Jonathan Mears,
Lucy Sharp,
Ross Clennett,
Elizabeth Lam,
Fiona Turner,
Jamie McIver,
Lora Wong Mun Yee,
Danielle Murdolo,
Ben Cass,
Denise Leask,
Andrea Mitchell,
Angus Sinclair,
Chanel Keane,
Dr. Carlos Raimundo,
Nicholas Simsock,
Meredith Crone,
Belinda White,
Carol Dallimore,
Rachel Dobney,
John Pearce,
Andrew Martin,
Craig Aunger,
Bruce McGowan,
Brian Fearnett,
Kristy Cels,
Nerida Loth,
Jo Dellicott,
Riges Younan,
Anna Harper,
Robert Godden,
Sarah Childs,
Leslie Taylor,
Elizabeth McCormick,
Keith Warren,
Richard Hill,
Craig Sayers,
Heidi Kreuchen,
Emma Evans,
Ashley Felderhof,
Stan Relihan,
Roy Patching,
Margaret Falanga,
Amy Taylor,

As my colleagues would profess, there is value in sharing our contacts on LinkedIn. Here’s one of Shally’s famous articles written on LinkedIn if you are interested:

“Becoming A Promiscuous Linker on Linkedin“: Click Here to Find out how!


Today, I also extend an Open Invite to join over 5,000 staffing professionals at the Official “SixDegrees” Linkedin Group. The Group’s purpose is to Here’s the link to join:

Eligibility: Be a practicing Staffing Professional

The Goals of this Group:

* “A Staffing professional social networking group which values the development of building Passive Talent Relationships as a means of enhancing Best Practices, Meeting Pipeline demands, and building value in community. Let’s Build ideas in the Web 2.0 arsenal in the War for Talent”


* Regular “Top Ten” Open Networkers Weekly Updates – listing contributors to Industry Thought Leadership
* Ability to “People Search” among fellow members
* Avoid using InMail credits, in favor of an Introduction among fellow members
* Accelerate careers/business through referrals from fellow Group members
* Know more than a name – view rich professional profiles from fellow enthusiasts of “Passive Talent Relationships”
* Avail yourself to detailed feature articles on fellow recruiters/talent thought leaders who are making an impact on the front lines and in the speaking circuit

Also Join world renown, Shally Steckerl’s “CyberSleuthing” LinkedIn Group,

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4 Responses to “MEGA Linkedin Australia Networking Day: Over 16,000 Connections – Thank You!”

  1. Steve Hansen on April 17th, 2008 4:22 pm

    Hi Dave, You invited me to join your network, and I certainly accept.

  2. Anisha Gupta on April 17th, 2008 4:33 pm

    Hi Dave,

    My name is Anisha, a Business Development Manager with SystemGuru.

    I am trying to build a network with all hiring managers in US. will you be able to help me?

    Best Regards

    Anisha Gupta
    Business Development Manager

    SystemGuru, Inc

  3. Tim on April 18th, 2008 11:34 am

    I see you met my friend and ex-office buddy, Daphne van der Kieft. And survived!

  4. Jigar Patel on April 18th, 2008 10:22 pm

    Hi Dave,
    This is Jigar Patel (Business Research and eMarketing at Collabera- formally GCI), I use to get weekly Updates from you and once i mailed you to include me in this list but I can understand that you always get so many requests for the same.
    You are the only person from whom i am inspired a lot to increase connection and i think i have done well. with in the period of 5 months, i have incresead my network to 2000+.
    Thanks a lot Dave for your Inspirational efforts.

    Jigar Patel,