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The Weekly Roundup: 5 Steps To A Killer Resume

The Weekly Roundup: 5 Steps To A Killer Resume

Five experts show you how to craft the perfect calling card

Five expert articles from The Daily Muse, Hubspot, Career Bliss, Careerealism and Doostang on building, updating and fine-tuning the perfect resume. Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

Five awesome pieces of career advice I found this week

Five great pieces of job search advice and insight I found this week from The Ladders, Buzzfeed, Come Recommended, PSFK and Business Insider Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week

Five great pieces on job search and career advice from Mashable, Careerealism, Daily Muse, Brazen Careerist and The Hired Guns Read More »

7 Reasons To Update Your Resume Even If You're Not Looking

7 Reasons To Update Your Resume Even If You're Not Looking

You never know when you'll be looking for a job next

There are many reasons to keep your resume up-to-date even if everything's going well at your present job. Read More »

Get Your Resume Out There The Right Way

Get Your Resume Out There The Right Way

Don't start sending a resume out until it's ready

The biggest mistake you can make is sending out a ton of a weak resumes. Read More »

Best Of: Resume And Cover Letter Crafting

Best Of: Resume And Cover Letter Crafting

Your first impression depends on these two

A comprehensive list of all the resume and cover letter-writing advice you need to build a solid application and set yourself apart from the job pool. Read More »

7 Must Haves To Make Facebook Work For Your Job Search

7 Must Haves To Make Facebook Work For Your Job Search

Social network grows in utility for blue-collar employment seekers

New tools and types of profile information make Facebook a better place for companies to find future employees. It only works if you've added what they need. Read More »

Is It Time To Jump Start Your Job Search?

Is It Time To Jump Start Your Job Search?

Jump on these job search trends and increase your chances of landing a position. Read More »

This Man Got A Six-Figure Job Through Twitter (No Resume Required)

This Man Got A Six-Figure Job Through Twitter (No Resume Required)

A few months ago, Vala Afshar, an exec at Enterasys, was looking to hire a director of social and digital marketing -- a position that came with a six-figure salary. Afshar made news when he said he wasn't accepting resumes and would only consider candidates who contacted him via Twitter. There were 500... Read More »

Things NOT To Do During Your Job Search

Things NOT To Do During Your Job Search

With the unemployment still high, you need to avoid these job-hunting mistakes. Read More »

Things You Should Leave Off Your Resume

Things You Should Leave Off Your Resume

By Leslie Anglesey Your resume may only be a single page, but it's a potential minefield when it comes to your career. On one hand, you want enough information so the employer sees what a stellar candidate you are. On the other, you don't want to step into any pitfalls that will give the hiring manager reason... Read More »

10 Words Never To Use On A Resume

10 Words Never To Use On A Resume

By Robert Half International There are certain resume words and phrases that have become so ubiquitous they do little more than induce yawns and eye rolls from hiring managers. Employers are so accustomed to hearing from "team players" and "problem solvers," for example, that those descriptions are now... Read More »

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Application Gets Seen

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Application Gets Seen

By Anna Pitts Applying for jobs is a challenging task, one made all the more difficult when you know your recruiter has dozens of other applicants to consider. Instead of getting lost in the crowd, here are some things you can do to fast-track your resume to the front of a long queue: Read More »

3 Reasons Employers Won't Hire 'Overqualified' Applicants

3 Reasons Employers Won't Hire 'Overqualified' Applicants

Shouldn't it be easy to get a job if you are more than qualified -- even overqualified -- for the opportunity? If you're an experienced engineer with a Ph.D. and you're having trouble landing an entry-level engineering job, it can be tough on your morale. However, you should not be surprised when employers don't... Read More »

Resume Tips For Career Changers

Resume Tips For Career Changers

Six things career changers should do to make sure their resumes are top notch. Read More »

Is Twitter Killing The Resume?

Is Twitter Killing The Resume?

Some employers say they're only considering tweets in hiring. What that means for you -- and your resume. Read More »

A Trick To Get Your Resume Past Applicant Tracking Systems

A Trick To Get Your Resume Past Applicant Tracking Systems

By Vivian Giang When you apply for a job at a larger firm, there's a high chance that your resume will be scanned by a filtering software for words related to certain job vacancies. This kind of automation process will also reject your resume if it doesn't "meet traditional, business-dictated document... Read More »

How I Found My 'Personal Brand' (And You Can, Too)

How I Found My 'Personal Brand' (And You Can, Too)

I've been at the career-reinvention wheel for nearly two months now, and I've applied for exactly one job. That's because I'm rethinking my new identity and direction. Last week I made a major leap forward as a result of talking to Karen Kang, a personal-branding guru and author of BrandingPays: The Five-Step... Read More »

Why Your Resume Stinks (And What To Do About It Now)

Why Your Resume Stinks (And What To Do About It Now)

There's nothing like a 90-minute session with a resume maven to point out how little you know about your own accomplishments-or how lame you look on paper. I knew I needed help, but when Miriam Salpeter, a job and social media coach, began her critique, my head started spinning. Read More »

Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Kill Your Chances

Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Kill Your Chances

Face facts: Some people will never read your cover letter. The rest of the people may trash your resume if it does not include a cover letter. Others will value the cover letter over all other application materials. Since you can't know for sure which type of employer or recruiter will receive and review your... Read More »

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