Managing Your LinkedIn Endorsements

Making Your Endorsements Work for You Endorsements have been fairly quiet over the past half year, resting a bit while LinkedIn was changing everything around them. But today, you can edit and control the look of your endorsements right in [...]

Third Level Viewing is Back on LinkedIn Free Accounts

Woohoo! Everybody Can View 3rd Level Profiles (Again) Good news for LinkedIn users, especially those using the basic free account: LinkedIn has returned the ability for all users to see the full names and full profiles of 3rd level connections, [...]

The Mystery of the Purloined LinkedIn Search Engine

< From The 21st Century Casebook of Sherlock Holmes We look at changes to LinkedIn search as the final installment of our series of LinkedIn changes, as seen through the eyes of John H. Watson, M.D, late of the 5th [...]

LinkedIn Invitations: Updates, Challenges & New Tricks

Old and New Ways to Connect on LinkedIn Part 4 on our Fall, 2014 series on LinkedIn changes. One thing that's been consistent with LinkedIn over the years is their admonition to only connect with people you know and trust. [...]

Profiling LinkedIn’s New Profile Features

What You Need to Know about LinkedIn's New Profile Tools Part 3 of a series on LinkedIn Changes. LinkedIn has been busy changing profile features this year. Some of these changes are still being rolled out and LinkedIn's own help [...]

Harvesting Your LinkedIn Data

Downloading and Using the Info That LinkedIn Keeps on You Part 2 of a Series on some of LinkedIn's recent changes Recently, LinkedIn began allowing members to download a large amount of the data that LinkedIn stores about them, including a [...]

LinkedIn Updates and You — New Pricing Plans

Looking at some of LinkedIn's recent changes – Fall, 2014 edition This begins a short series on Frugal Guidance 2 looking at some of the more significant changes for LinkedIn members. There is some very good news to share, some [...]

One more reason to be on LinkedIn for your job search

Umass / Dartmouth Corporate Social Media Survey Confirms What We've Been Saying to Jobseekers Since 2008, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research has studied social media adoption by Fortune 500 corporations. They offer an annual report, the [...]

The Great Frugal Guidance List of Job Aggregators

The Most Popular and Useful Job Aggregator Web Sites for Job Hunters In our previous post, we discussed what a Job Aggregator is, the pros and cons of using these sites, and strategies. If you haven't read it, you can [...]

Is LinkedIn Getting Too Big for Its Britches?

The LinkedIn Curmudgeon asks: Is Massive Growth the Best Path for LinkedIn and Its Members Today? 12 Hurdles for LinkedIn's Growth Goals Change is constant in Social Media. Online, there is no point where success leads, finally, to living happily [...]

Your Confidential Job Search on LinkedIn

All Quiet on the LinkedIn Front Part 3 of a series on quiet job searches If you are in a stealth job search, LinkedIn’s normal settings might hurt LinkedIn is, of course, a public site. It is also the premier [...]