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How to network with former colleagues after being terminated

Should I now add them on LinkedIn? Yes. Why not? Should I ask if I could use them as a reference? Again, yes. However, if they have not worked with you (directly or indirectly), it might be ...
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Does having a colleague as a contact on LinkedIn imply that you trust them professionally?

No. It just says that you know each other. However, if you go for a job in the future and one of the recruitment team also happens to know this person then they might reach out to them for their ...
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Does having a colleague as a contact on LinkedIn imply that you trust them professionally?

Nope. All it implies is that you are connected on LinkedIn. Since you will share a work history that you worked at the same company at the same time - someone might consider that you know that person, ...
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How does LinkedIn work?

LinkedIn works much like Facebook or Twitter. People can see other people's names and profiles, and might take guesses or chances based on partial information. Some companies just post "we are ...
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Is it good to indicate I'm looking for a job in a LinkedIn post?

Is that acceptable? Depends on your boss and how your company feels about it (if they find out). It's risky, it's not very efficient and there is a better way of doing it. LinkedIn has an "open ...
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Discussing negative experiences on professional networks: acceptable or not?

Nope - You wouldn't discuss this matter on your CV or during an interview or in-person networking event right? That's a good rule of thumb that it doesn't belong on LinkedIn. I can understand the urge ...
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Discussing negative experiences on professional networks: acceptable or not?

The honest answer is that I'd save that sort of stuff for the likes of Glassdoor or other review-type sites. There's two reasons: 1: If you are wanting to have a vent and a moan - go to Facebook. 2: ...
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Does having a colleague as a contact on LinkedIn imply that you trust them professionally?

Does having them as a contact suggest that I approve of them on a professional level? That is NOT necessarily true. It could simply mean that you only worked with that person in the same company, but ...
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How does LinkedIn work?

I'd like to specifically answer the question how LinkedIn works in the situation you have described: Presumably, you have a profile on LinkedIn that contains some information about your professional ...
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Should work experience section of Linkedin profile include accomplishment or just tell a story about yourself

Thee are two main purposes of accounts on LinkedIn. Networking Finding a job In the first case, networking, the idea is to provide enough information so that when former (or current ) co-worked ...
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How to network with former colleagues after being terminated

Should I now add them on LinkedIn? Should I ask if I could use them as a reference? You should reach out and ask them if you could use them as a reference, and if it would be okay to add them on ...
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How does LinkedIn work?

Its not necessarily the employer. LinkedIn itself forwards these job offers to your box. I receive half a dozen every night, based on what in my profile. If you are interested in it then apply.
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Is it good to indicate I'm looking for a job in a LinkedIn post?

I like @Hilmar's answer. I did want to address one part of your question: I changed my location at LinkedIn to country B since I want to relocate and work there This may imply to prospective ...
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