Build Your Own Online Job Search Hub

A Job Hunter’s Guide to Getting Noticed Online Set Up a Communications Hub on the Web for your Job Search Part 2 of The Modern (Older) Job Hunter If you have worked for a single employer over a period of [...]

The Modern (Older) Job Hunter

A Splash Landing into the Job Market, Part 1 of The Modern (Older) Job Hunter Let’s start with a Future Fable. The astronaut remembered the day he splashed-down on earth after a 25-year mission to the stars. (How could he [...]

Red Beans, Rice and Your Job Hunt

Why Job Hunting and Cooking Red Beans and Rice are Alike Although I grew up in New Jersey and trained in the midwest, I lived and worked in Louisiana for 25 years. It took a while, but I finally realized [...]

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 the Holidays, Have Yourself a [...]

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 LinkedIn acquaintances and develop new [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. As you come back [...]

Big Data is Wrecking Your Silent Job Search

The Social Media Job Search Snitch Your Boss May Know about Your Job Search Before You Finish Updating Your Résumé. You may be working and looking for a new job. Lots of people do it. On Frugal Guidance 2, we dedicated [...]

Job Seeker’s Q&A on Getting Started with Online Networking

LinkedIn and Other Online Services Can Help Your Job Search   In my volunteer work with job hunters, I find most professionals have joined LinkedIn, but many of them are still mystified about why they should be networking online. If [...]

How to Find a Job Search Group

Jump Start Your Job Search by Searching for a Job Search Group (say that 3 times quickly) J ob hunting can be a pretty lonely activity at times. It can also feel overwhelming, especially if you are starting from scratch. [...]

Armor Plate Your Job Résumé

How to Toughen Your Résumé for a Specific Job Application You just found that perfect job opening in your target company. Hallelujah! Which of these do you do next? 1. Send in your résumé ASAP. 2. Start studying the job [...]