Digital Manners: A Co-Worker Is Using MY Job Description on LinkedIn

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Jan. 10 2012 1:24 PM

Résumé Robbed

What to do when a colleague steals your job title and description for her LinkedIn profile.

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of confronting a colleague who has padded her LinkedIn résumé with someone else’s job title and duties. Listen to Episode 36 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab.

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Podcast produced by Melonyce McAfee.

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. You can reach her at prudence@slate.com.