How Do I Start a Blog?

There Is an Easy Answer, and a Longer Answer In the past few weeks I’ve received several LinkedIn messages from connections asking for help in starting a blog. Unfortunately, asking “How do I start a blog?” is like asking “How [...]

The Monster List of Markdown Tools on Frugal Guidance 2

Part 6 of Markdown for Bloggers - Software and Many Other Resources This list is far from exhaustive, but should be more than enough to get you started in using and learning about Markdown. Updated with additional resources, April 2, 2015. [...]

More Stealthy Job Search Alternatives to LinkedIn

Pursuing Confidential Job Search Alternatives Off the Grid Fifth and Final Part of the Series, with Summary and Reading List If you are in a confidential job search, one way to keep your search a secret is to do some [...]

Creating Your Own Business Cards in LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice

Part 3 of The Great, Frugal Summer-Doldrums Software Adventure Your Assignment, If You Choose to Accept it: Design Your Own Printable Business Cards For many people, trying to create even a relatively simple design project, like your own printable business [...]

What Job Hunters Should Know About The Corporate Recruiters’ LinkedIn

For Job Hunters, TAP isn't just a Dance The Invisible LinkedIn On April 15th, Alexandra Chang wrote “The Most Important LinkedIn Page You’ve Never Seen” for Wired online (link below). The article described features of the new LinkedIn interface for [...]

Job Hunting Resources: Alex Freund and LandingExpert.com

I first met Alex Freund at a meeting I was hosting for the Professional Support Group in Dover, NJ, where he gave the first of several presentations of his that I have had the pleasure of attending. Since then, he [...]