LinkedIn today a new feature into its online network so that its users can further enhance their reputations. The new feature is called "Endorsements" which is essentially a skills recommendations, where users can display received recommendations/endorsements on their public profiles. Linkedin recommendations is not new, however it has now been enhanced with this new feature that allows people to post recommendations directly related to their skills without the need to write lengthy well thought recommendations.
The way it works is that at the top of a profile which users are connected to, it will be visible skills endorsements, furthermore it is possible to suggest to your contacts additional skills that they may have of which they would like to endorse. As a result, users can choose whether to accept skills recommendations that may have been suggested from their connections.
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