One of the great advantages of a professional network is to appeal to old professional relations to lend credibility to your work history.
In Viadeo, you can write recommendations for your contacts and ask them to do the same for you.
Ask for a recommendation
Only your direct contacts (members of your immediate circle or level 1 network) can recommend you. This security measure prevents malicious actions.
You can choose not to post a recommendation if you don't like it.
How do I post the recommendations I received?