Having actively used Linkedin for a couple of years now, I have seen first-hand the value of real networking.
However, from what I can see, most Linkedin groups are low value with minimal active engagement. I think it’s mostly a management issue ?
Connect HSE will be different.
I’m creating a group for HSE professionals and business managers to genuinely connect, network and problem-solve.
The issue I see in groups is too much content being shared for self-promotion purposes (yes, guilty as charged!)
Whilst this is expected on your own profile, it doesn’t work in groups.
As a result, the rules will include:
No sales pitches or directly promotional content
No direct, obvious self-promotion (aside from offering highly relevant, contextual solutions)
No recruiting or job ads (or requests for jobs)
The ‘content’ will solely be through the creation of conversations and contributions to them.
The value will be in the real relationships that are created.
An active discussion between 10 people is much more valuable than silence amongst 10,000.
The group will be inclusive, but by invite only.
If you would like to join us and are in my direct network, please like or comment and I’ll send you a personal invite.
Connect with Richard Collins – join me on Linkedin to request access to our group
Linkedin Post – I announced that the group was being on LI today!
Connect HSE – the Safeti networking group