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Re: BLU LinkedIn group and recruiters

 LinkedIn essentially has the same problem you expressed; it cannot 
access the real world (or at least the "Not LinkedIn" world) group to 
validate a member because it is not granted some kind of related access 
to the defined group. 

Al Wheeler wrote: 
> You need to talk to the club leaders/officers about any list access.... 
> It might be unkind to the archives server to rummage though looking 
> for references of a LinkedIn group candidate.... 
> Maybe a restricted blind list check a la does such-n-such exist? Maybe 
> with an 'upon some relatively small x number of "Not Found" validation 
> access is killed and must be manually reset by a real person' policy 
> or a variant? 
> Tom Metro wrote: 
>> Al Wheeler wrote: 
>>> Are they already members of BLU? 
>> I don't have access to the BLU subscriber list, so unless they've 
>> posted something, I wouldn't know. 
>> We could simplify the issue by pre-approving all list members, except 
>> that would require uploading the subscriber list to LinkedIn, and not 
>> everyone is comfortable sharing their email with LinkedIn. 
>> Unfortunately LinkedIn doesn't support the idea of handing out a 
>> token or URL that signifies that you are pre-approved. If they did, 
>> I'd get John to send it in an email to all list subscribers in a way 
>> that it wouldn't get published in the archives. 
>>  -Tom 

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