Recently I have received a slew of LinkedIn recommendation requests from individuals that I don’t know very well or have never met. I found it rather surprising that these strangers would ask me for a recommendation, especially since we have never worked together. Here’s something to remember: If you wouldn’t recommend a person in the real world, there’s no need to recommend them in the cyber world.
Do not be afraid to say NO!
This is how I gently turned down the one request: