The real reason for high-pass is that you can mask it, so that you can brush out areas you don't want sharpened, such as the boundary between the sky and other objects such as trees and buildings.
For web jpegs, I first blur the image with a 2-3 pixel radius depending on the size, downsize, and then sharpen with USM settings of around 100 amount, 0.7 radius and 1 or 2 threshold. If it's a landscape or anything with sky in it, I duplicate the layer and mask out high-contrast edges.
For print, I really like the results I get from Nik sharpener pro.
convergent wrote in post #15354577
My way to sharpen it in Photoshop is to do it in Lightroom instead.
That only works if you don't intend to do anything else to the image, as you say only if you want to do something advanced in PS, but if you do, save sharpening for the last step. I'm just saying this so that other people don't get the wrong idea and sharpen their images before processing them