The Future of LinkedIn Job Hunting

LinkedIn Previews New Tools for Hiring in 2016
In the past few months, Frugal Guidance 2 has published several articles on using LinkedIn, most recently The Job Hunter’s Guide to LinkedIn Recruiter and LinkedIn for […]

November 17th, 2015|Job Hunting, LinkedIn|

Holiday Calendar for November and December, 2015

In our last post, LinkedIn for the Holidays, we noted that LinkedIn has a broad, international membership, with people who celebrate different religions and national holidays.This time of year is a great one […]

November 9th, 2015|Calendar, Holiday, LinkedIn|

LinkedIn for the Holidays

Have Yourself a Merry Little LinkedIn
November and December are great times to celebrate the holidays, and you can do it on LinkedIn (and other social media), too. Use the season to reconnect with older […]

November 9th, 2015|Holiday, Job Hunting, LinkedIn|

LinkedIn Launches a Pilot Program for Freelancers

LinkedIn ProFinder – bringing Freelancers and Employers Together
Although LinkedIn promotes itself as a platform for Business-to-Business (B2B) networking and provides lots of tools for businesses looking for full-time professionals, the business site has done little to actively promote the […]

October 26th, 2015|Job Hunting, LinkedIn|

The Job Hunter’s Guide to LinkedIn Recruiter

What a Web We Weave – LinkedIn Recruiters and Job Hunters
For job hunters, one of the great mysteries of LinkedIn is how to be found by corporate recruiters. You may have heard about LinkedIn Recruiter upgrades and the mysterious […]

October 22nd, 2015|Job Hunting, LinkedIn|

Surviving LinkedIn Change, Confusion and Chaos

Coping with LinkedIn’s Culture of Change without Angst
Even by LinkedIn’s standards, the social network is going through a great deal of change lately. It is most visible today in major changes to LinkedIn’s messaging, […]

October 14th, 2015|LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics, Social Media|

LinkedIn Groups Seeing Big Changes

The LinkedIn Curmudgeon on LinkedIn’s Big Announcement
The LinkedIn Curmudgeon makes a guest appearance on Frugal Guidance 2 again, inspired by LinkedIn’s recent announcement of changes to Groups. The LC is delighted with the announcement, […]

October 9th, 2015|LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics|

Creating and Using Custom Gmail Addresses

Plus (+) Address Tricks with Gmail
Gmail is a great free service. Sometimes it seems that everybody in the world is using it, making it hard to register your favorite email address. But did you know there are ways to […]

October 2nd, 2015|How To, Organizing, Software|

The Complete Guide to Following on LinkedIn – Part 2

How to Incorporate Following into your LinkedIn Strategy
Remind Me Now, Why am I Doing All This?
Connecting with a person on LinkedIn requires an invitation (which, of course, you want to personalize) and an acceptance. Following is much easier. When […]

September 14th, 2015|LinkedIn|

The Complete Guide to Following on LinkedIn

Following on LinkedIn Enhances Your Connection Strategy
LinkedIn is not Twitter. Nobody will argue that it is. But LinkedIn has quietly been adding the ability to Follow and be Followed – so quietly that few […]

September 14th, 2015|LinkedIn|

What LinkedIn Did While You Were Away on Summer Vacation

A Review of Recent Changes on LinkedIn
It’s September! (How did that happen so soon?)

While you were enjoying your summer activities (and maybe doing a bit of work, too), LinkedIn made a few significant changes. […]

September 2nd, 2015|Job Hunting, LinkedIn, Social Media|

13 Lucky Things about Project Gutenberg

The World’s Biggest Free e-Library is still thriving and growing
Project Gutenberg is one of the true gems of the internet for anybody who likes to read literature, or comics, or classic sci fi, or […]

August 30th, 2015|Audio, Creative, Ms. Celaneous|