New updated “Who Not to Connect With on LinkedIn”

Since it was first written in 2013, my post on Who NOT to Connect with on LinkedIn has become one of the most viewed articles on Frugal Guidance 2. After much thought and editing, I’ve created a new version, including [...]

The Job Hunter’s Emergency Guide to LinkedIn, Part 2

Premium accounts, Profile Photos, Passwords and Dating Advice Should I Pay for a Premium LinkedIn Account? Sooner or later, LinkedIn will ask you whether you want to subscribe to any of their premium accounts or try one for 30 days. [...]

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 Tagging Strategies for Job Hunters

LinkedIn Basics: Organizing Your LinkedIn Job Search Connections with Tags Part 2 of a series In our previous post, we discussed how to use LinkedIn tags and strategies for using tags for general networking. (If you need an introduction to [...]

Learning LinkedIn on Frugal Guidance 2

Put the Power of LinkedIn at Your Fingertips. (Photo from the 1947 film, Monster Alley.) An Index to LinkedIn on Frugal Guidance 2 One of the subject areas that Frugal Guidance 2 keeps returning to is the use [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Using Google Image Search

Safer and Better Connections Using Google Images What’s this Google Image search all about? Have you ever done a search on LinkedIn, found a potential contact, peeked at their profile, and found that LinkedIn refuses to give you their last [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Growing Your Network

Finding New Connections on LinkedIn Why does growing a network on LinkedIn feel more complicated than on other social media? Although all social media sites allow you to connect with others on their sites, LinkedIn is the only one which [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Your Photo

Let's have some frank discussion about your LinkedIn photo. Yes, you! No, don't click on that button, we need to talk! The changes to LinkedIn's profile design mean that we all need to make changes to our profiles, whether we [...]