March 21, 2019
I’ve written about LinkedIn profile plagiarism in the past. It’s still very much a hot topic and I often get emails from people with additional questions. The most popular question is: what do you do when a coworker plagiarizes your LinkedIn profile?
It’s one thing when the person who takes your work is a stranger, it’s an entirely different matter when it’s someone you know and work alongside. So what do you do when a coworker plagiarizes your LinkedIn Profile? Read on for 4 different strategies to deal with this professional breach:
I read your article on this subject.
But what if the plagiarizer is someone you know, and even like!
Yes, you guessed it, a former coworker plagiarized my LinkedIn Profile!
Worse yet, we have 135 people in common!
Without sounding snobbish, I know that people who know both of us, would know that this isn’t her writing or her personality.
And ideas how to handle this?
What a tough situation you are in. It’s one thing when a stranger steals your work, it’s a much touchier situation when a former coworker plagiarizes your LinkedIn Profile. Here are a couple of ideas on how to handle this very awkward situation:
Whatever way you go, I wish you the very best of luck. This is a tough situation to be in but I am sure you will do what’s right for you.
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