Facebook Offers New Job Hunting Tools

Can Facebook Jobs Threaten LinkedIn? Job Hunters Can Use the Best of Both Digital Worlds Job hunters now have a new tool that allows them to search for local job openings directly on Facebook. On Feb. 15th, Facebook made it [...]

Protect Your LinkedIn Passwords – Q&A

Questions & Answers: The LinkedIn Security Debacle and You What’s all this about a LinkedIn hack? Wasn’t that years ago? For LinkedIn members, an old hack is coming back to bite us in the you-know-what. Back in 2012, hackers stole [...]

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, the upcoming re-invention of Groups, [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Job Hunting Basics: Finding Work with Job Aggregators

How to Use Job Aggregator Websites for Your Job Search As part of a new series of articles for job hunters, Frugal Guidance 2 will present our frugal list of job aggregation sites for job hunters. First, however, we will [...]

LinkedIn Connections – What’s Your Style?

Part 1 - Into the Fray - Quantity vs. Quality LinkedIn is a bit odd in its connections policy, especially compared to other social media. On Twitter, Facebook and Google+, there’s nobody instructing you to be careful in your following [...]

LinkedIn Basics: The Essential LinkedIn Broadcast ON / OFF Switch

This Basic LinkedIn Setting Might Save Your Career If you use only one LinkedIn setting, this is the one to learn. Turn ON and OFF your announcements to maximize your job search and to minimize automatic LinkedIn Activity Broadcast spam. [...]

The Job Hunter’s Guide to Entering the HR Pipeline

Knowing About Pipelining Might Help Get You a Job Pipelining is a hot topic in Human Resource circles these days, for good reason. It emphasizes building relationships with potential hires for critical positions in a company BEFORE there is an [...]