The story so far

I PACKED THIS MYSELF was a project working with migrant workers and local communities in Cornwall, which started in 2006. We found instances of exploitation, discrimination and outright racism. I PACKED THIS MYSELF brought people together to increase understanding. This blog is a record of the work done over the following five years.

Saturday, 17 March 2012

LinkedIn and 'weak ties'

Financial Times magazine article today on Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is all about networking and work. He has been influenced by sociologist Mark Granovetter and the idea of 'weak ties'.... In other words people on the edge of your social and professional radar screen....he suggests these connections can really help to open up new opportunities. LinkedIn aims to help you connect with them.