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    I have read in many articles by recruitment and HR industry's big shots that one should write a personalized resume, oneself. Copied resumes are not appreciated. So, I am working on my resume, and I am giving it a lot of my time and energy. So, I definitely do not want it to be copied.

    But I am really very sure that many of my class fellows and many other people in my social circle will copy parts of my summary and online resume on LinkedIn. I am very sure of it. They have done similar things in the past.

    I do not want any of these people on my professional network at all. But I do not want to be utterly rude to their face either.

    Now since I am looking for a job, so I have to make my LinkedIn profile public. So can any one suggest me what to do about it?

    Thank you in advance.
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    You can't unless you remove them from your professional network. My advice would be to create a separate secret account without them and post it there.
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    (Original post by naini)
    I have read in many articles by recruitment and HR industry's big shots that one should write a personalized resume, oneself. Copied resumes are not appreciated. So, I am working on my resume, and I am giving it a lot of my time and energy. So, I definitely do not want it to be copied.

    But I am really very sure that many of my class fellows and many other people in my social circle will copy parts of my summary and online resume on LinkedIn. I am very sure of it. They have done similar things in the past.

    I do not want any of these people on my professional network at all. But I do not want to be utterly rude to their face either.

    Now since I am looking for a job, so I have to make my LinkedIn profile public. So can any one suggest me what to do about it?

    Thank you in advance.
    The 'Big shot HR and Recruitment people' have probably copied their CV from someone else aswell and evolved it with time.
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    The 'Big shot HR and Recruitment people' have probably copied their CV from someone else as well and evolved it with time.
    Respectfully, I personally believe one should never copy another person's CV. It is an act of cheating and stealing.

    I DO NOT want my CV to be copied. I just hate it when they do.
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    You can't unless you remove them from your professional network. My advice would be to create a separate secret account without them and post it there.
    But won't they find me out by the name of my university and class?
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    (Original post by naini)
    Respectfully, I personally believe one should never copy another person's CV. It is an act of cheating and stealing.

    I DO NOT want my CV to be copied. I just hate it when they do.
    It seems rather impossible to prevent that.
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    (Original post by naini)
    I have read in many articles by recruitment and HR industry's big shots that one should write a personalized resume, oneself. Copied resumes are not appreciated. So, I am working on my resume, and I am giving it a lot of my time and energy. So, I definitely do not want it to be copied.

    But I am really very sure that many of my class fellows and many other people in my social circle will copy parts of my summary and online resume on LinkedIn. I am very sure of it. They have done similar things in the past.

    I do not want any of these people on my professional network at all. But I do not want to be utterly rude to their face either.

    Now since I am looking for a job, so I have to make my LinkedIn profile public. So can any one suggest me what to do about it?

    Thank you in advance.
    I don't see what the big problem is. You'll have different skills and experiences to everyone else. You are unlikely to be applying for the same jobs. So what if they paraphrase some of it?
 
 
 
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