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Professional Online Persona or: What Are Your Skills?

In Uncategorized on April 11, 2013 at 10:38 am

Great post

elkemental Force

My previous post has triggered intriguing discussions – about writing, identity and what I called an ‘online persona’. As far as I remember I borrowed this term from David Weinberger’s book Small Pieces Loosely Joined – sublime reflections on the way the web has impacted culture and communication.

I have asked myself sometimes: How should I describe and portray myself on so-called professional social networks given the fact I have tried to re-invent myself but / and / or fo not want to raise any false expectations or come across as Dr. Know It All Jack of All Trades Master of None Interested in Too Many Irrelevant Things.

Websites and profiles are not so much my home on the internet, but tools that supports the ongoing experiment of uncovering my unique voice. Yet professional social networks as LinkedIn are rather intended to provide an online CV or a skill…

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  1. Thanks a lot for the reblog, Laura – much appreciated!!

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