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is it weird to mention someone's LinkedIn when being interviewed? I always like to look up the ppl interviewing me beforehand but is it weird to mention things you saw on there?

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I keep it real and tell people I'm excited about that I researched them. It's expected and they'll like it usually.

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Exactly. It's less weird if you just say outright that it's a thing you like to do. People will be flattered that you looked them up more than anything. If you just casually drop where they went to school without acknowledging how you know then that comes across as creepy.

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It’s a modern resume. If this is an interview I’d think it’s appropriate that the interviewer took the time to do a little research on you.

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Sure. I think that’s fine too

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If I was on a first date I’d find it creepy. If I was interviewing someone I’d be impressed they took the time to research my work.

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Fair game

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Totally acceptable!

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This question is a little weird tbh.

Its only weird when they find out you hooked up with their friend through mutual connections

Not weird! Shows that you researched the role and team

Agree. Be upfront

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