BE AWARE–LinkedIn Invitation?

I received the following LinkedIn invitation yesterday and I like to bring it to all your attention. 

Why is this one so special?  My first LinkedIn invitation?

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I have used the Sweep function to automatically move all my LinkedIn emails from my Inbox to another email folder; so I don’t expect to see any LinkedIn email in my Inbox.  Great!  Hotmail has a bug!  But after I closely examined this email, I noticed that Hotmail did what is was supposed to do because this email was NOT from LinkedIn.

BE AWARE!  Next time when you receive an invitation from LinkedIn, make sure it is from LinkedIn!

p.s. I don’t dare to click the confirm button, so I don’t know what it would do!

Andrew Chan is the owner and founder of ALG Inc.

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About Andrew Chan
Andrew Chan is an Business Consultant who gives you accurate, consistent and timely information so that you can make better and faster decisions. He is an Associate of Society of Actuaries with over 20 years of IT experience. Apart from strong analytical skills and proven technical background, he was also a former system director at Manulife who had extensive project management experience. If you are looking for someone to gather, consolidate, validate, visualize and analyze data, look no further! Andrew can provide the most cost effective business analytics solution so that you can explore, optimize, predict and visualize your business. Don’t guess on any decision, no matter it is finance, operation, marketing or sales! Always ask for evidence!

2 Responses to BE AWARE–LinkedIn Invitation?

  1. That’s interesting, who actually sent the email?

    Sometimes when someone invites you on LInkedIn but have the wrong email address for you, you get an email like this.

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