Resumes

4 Tips for Giving Your Resume a Facelift

4 Tips for Giving Your Resume a Facelift

Anti-discrimination tactics for your resume

No reason to let people pre-judge you from your resume. Here are some practical easy ways to avoid putting a spotlight on your age or where you live. Read More »

This Resume Tool Got Me a Job in 5 Months

This Resume Tool Got Me a Job in 5 Months

The resume addendum works well if your job history is long

How a new tool - the resume addendum - can help set your resume apart from the pack, especially for the older unemployed. Read More »

Game On For The Older Unemployed

Game On For The Older Unemployed

Resume addendums and other new tricks for older jobseekers

A successful job seeker shares her tips on cover letters, time sensitivity and resumes for the older worker. These tips apply to people of all ages. 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 »

How To Paint A Vivid Picture Of Yourself On Your Job Application

How To Paint A Vivid Picture Of Yourself On Your Job Application

Don't let your first impression fall flat

Applicants that stand out have the best chance to get hired, so why not let your resume, bio and LinkedIn profile bring you to life? Read More »

Common Job Application Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Common Job Application Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Build a solid application from resume to cover letter

You want to be the job candidate that stands out for his skills, not his bad jokes and weird resume paper. 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 »

Don't Use These 10 Words On Your Resume

Don't Use These 10 Words On Your Resume

Show, don't tell. LinkedIn's annual survey of overused words

You may be responsible, creative and effective -- but so is the rest of the job-seeking world. Read More »

Veterans: Turn Your Military Service Experience Into a Civilian Job

Veterans: Turn Your Military Service Experience Into a Civilian Job

Veteran unemployment rates are higher but don't have to be

Returning veterans should talk about the skills they developed but not dwell on more harrowing parts of military service during job interviews. Read More »

New Study: Job Seekers Overconfident in Their Abilities

New Study: Job Seekers Overconfident in Their Abilities

'Get a mentor, you need it,' say hiring managers

New study shows 85% of employers think job seekers don't have the skills they need. Yet, 72% of job seekers say they're doing a good job of marketing themselves to employers. Read More »

How To Keep Your Resume From The Applicant Black Hole

How To Keep Your Resume From The Applicant Black Hole

Keep the fancy formatting out of the picture

Follow these steps to ensure your resume stays out of the applicant tracking system black hole. Read More »

7 Outrageous Things People Actually Put On Their Resumes

7 Outrageous Things People Actually Put On Their Resumes

Creative or just plain bizarre?

These people thought they were being creative, but they just came across as strange or gross. Read More »

Hiring Managers Reveal 12 Worst Resume Mistakes

Hiring Managers Reveal 12 Worst Resume Mistakes

Learn from these real-life blunders.

CareerBuilder recently surveyed hiring managers, asking them to share the most memorable and unusual applications they've received. Read More »

Why 'Selling Yourself' To An Employer Is A Misguided Notion

Why 'Selling Yourself' To An Employer Is A Misguided Notion

The concept of "selling yourself" to get a job may be unethical. 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 Resume With Errors Led To A Job Of A Lifetime

This Resume With Errors Led To A Job Of A Lifetime

Career and job-search experts often caution job seekers to proof their resumes and make sure there aren't any typos. But recently, Marco Arment (pictured, right, at a laptop), who was Tumblr founder David Karp's first hire, posted to his blog the resume that he used back in 2006 to get a job at the microblogging... 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 »

Sample Resume For A Career Changer

Sample Resume For A Career Changer

Lisa Marshall wanted to get out of the mortgage industry, and into a different finance-related role. Check out her new resume. Read More »

Veteran Resume Makeover: Get a Job Recruiter's Attention

Veteran Resume Makeover: Get a Job Recruiter's Attention

Educational achievements are an important asset in job seeking, but when it comes to resumes, veterans should lead with their work experience. Read More »

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