LinkedIn women are tired of being attacked by men through job networking sites. -on.
Hashtag #BeProfessional she trended on LinkedIn over the weekend. Because women reported unwanted approaches from men.
One woman on LinkedIn wrote: More than client suggestions, I'm here to make dating suggestions. ''
Tara Juliani, who co-hosts a podcast with her husband titled "Not a HR Lady," told LinkedIn an item about a man who was 'freaking out and now he's trying to find out'. posted.
Giuliani posted a screenshot of a message from a man. The man told her that he was "obsessed with LinkedIn."
"If you find yourself at work, on a work platform, or in any kind of work environment thinking about telling someone you're in love and cute... don't," Juliani said.
"If we work together, Can you say this directly to me? On my face?"
"No," she added.
'Stop it.' and wrote: Or do you often try to flirt with married people?
"Look, we deal with this and worse every day. Seriously, it's not safe to be a woman, even on LinkedIn."
"I'm fed up...but I don't need the damn drink. All I want is for you guys to get better!" she wrote. "We're not here for a date, we're here for a job. Take your 'compliment' and press it."
Cindy Smith wrote that a man who contacted her via LinkedIn asked her to "send me a nice picture of your beautiful face."
So she sent me a picture of a woman in her 70's or 80's wearing her hat and suspenders.
"Have you heard of Facebook?" she wrote.
Smith wrote that the response from the man was "a cricket." She ended the note with the hashtags #creepy and #beprofessional.
Another LinkedIn user of hers, Kathy Fuller, wrote that the service "has no problem becoming a pickup site."
Fuller writes that she will not accept a LinkedIn request if she does not know the person or if the person has not been referred by someone she knows.
"LinkedIn doesn't care if a once-professional site is run over by misogyny, aggressive behavior, or blatant unprofessional behavior," she wrote.
"The 'report' mechanism is inadequate and the practice continues."
"Sending unwanted and inappropriate messages on LinkedIn is clearly a policy of the Company." and will take steps to keep conversations safe," a LinkedIn spokesperson told The Post.
"As a professional network, our members: We expect the LinkedIn experience to be professional in nature."
A spokesperson said the site to help combat harassment "recently introduced a number of new tools."
"We also added reminders to keep your posts, comments, and messages in order. For example, share and gain expertise, learn new skills. We've added an inline warning about sensitive messages," the spokesperson added.
"Members can and must report inappropriate messages they receive.More information on how to do so can be found here." 105}