Career Management

  • RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

    RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

    By Sean Weinberg Believe it or not, but the entire team at RezScore loves resumes. We love their usefulness, their flexible nature, and the fact a resume gets you hired. (Who doesn't love that?). Since we're all about resumes and we're just a smidge nerdy, we've naturally come up with our very own set of... Continue Reading

  • 5 Skills EVERY Job Seeker Needs

    5 Skills EVERY Job Seeker Needs

    These are the skills, sometimes called €œsoft skills, that every job seeker must have in order to get (and keep) their dream jobs. Continue Reading

  • 4 Ways To Practice And Ace Your Next Interview

    4 Ways To Practice And Ace Your Next Interview

    By Sean Weinberg The interview is a bittersweet thing, really. On one hand, you've been dying to score an interview -- you want the job badly and this is how you're going to get it. However, it also means that you actually have to go to an interview. Interviews can be scary. After all, you need to be... Continue Reading

  • Too Good To Be True? 4 Signs Of A Job Posting Scam

    Too Good To Be True? 4 Signs Of A Job Posting Scam

    By Tony Morrison If you've been unemployed in the past decade, you've probably surfed, scanned or studied a job board at one point. Job boards, the current generation of classified ads, are an open forum for employers to broadcast openings at their company. Continue Reading

  • 3 Reasons Why Teens Should Get Jobs Early On

    3 Reasons Why Teens Should Get Jobs Early On

    By Tony Morrison Teenage years are an interesting time of transition between childhood and adulthood. As teens, we learn about our skills, our goals and how to empty a refrigerator in the blink of an eye. It was typical in the past for someone to get their first job in their teens. Today, however, teen... Continue Reading

  • The Top 10 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask During An Interview

    The Top 10 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask During An Interview

    By Gerrit Hall If you're a job seeker, then you know all about job interviews. You know what to wear, when to show up, and the answers to the toughest questions that are bound to come your way. One surprising thing that not every job seeker knows about interviews is the fact that an interview is a two-way... Continue Reading

  • 3 Ways To Make Your Job Search Easier

    3 Ways To Make Your Job Search Easier

    By Mary Marino Job searching is a tough road for anyone, particularly in our current economic climate. You may have tons of experience, a college degree, or a multitude of connections, but that doesn't guarantee you a job these days. Continue Reading

  • Got Job Search Fatigue? 5 Ways To Rev Up Your Hunt

    Got Job Search Fatigue? 5 Ways To Rev Up Your Hunt

    By Mary Marino You hear about it all the time: Finding and landing a job these days is definitely a difficult task. And with employers tightening their hiring belt, it's more important than ever to stand out so you're seen as the best candidate. However, after a while, constant rejection paired with no... Continue Reading

  • Moving Past Black And White: 4 Ways To Add Some Flair To Your Resume

    Moving Past Black And White: 4 Ways To Add Some Flair To Your Resume

    We've heard about it constantly for the past three years: There are more job seekers applying to fewer jobs, leaving employers with fat stacks of resumes on their desks and little time to review. This situation leaves employers with little choice than to immediately reject a vast majority of resumes without... Continue Reading

  • Working From Home Is Awesome! 3 Things To Consider

    Working From Home Is Awesome! 3 Things To Consider

    By Heather R. Huhman Working from home might seem like a dream -- and since many companies are going the virtual route, more employees are now expecting flexible work options -- such as telecommuting and working virtually or from home. According to a survey commissioned by Mom Corps, a national flexible... Continue Reading

  • 4 Resume Myths We Don't Buy

    4 Resume Myths We Don't Buy

    By Gerrit Hall Writing your resume can be overwhelming. Between the first draft, the revisions, the second opinions, your computer crashing, and submitting a final draft, it's easy for the task to fall through the cracks. However, the job search should be fun, not like beating your head against a brick wall. Continue Reading

  • 9 Ways To Bounce Back After Losing Your Job

    9 Ways To Bounce Back After Losing Your Job

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Rebuilding your confidence after a job loss can be difficult. It's easy to fall into the trap of feeling sorry for yourself, which can cause you to doubt your ability to land a new position. If that happens, make bouncing back your top priority. Continue Reading

  • Three Common Career Ruts -- and How to Get Out of Them

    Three Common Career Ruts -- and How to Get Out of Them

    Robert Half International It's Monday morning, it's time for work, and you're finding it hard to get moving. In fact, building up enough motivation to head to the office is a constant challenge. Although you don't hate your job, you don't love it either -- a far cry from when you started the position and looked... Continue Reading

  • Why Career Monogamy Might Not Be Such a Good Thing

    Why Career Monogamy Might Not Be Such a Good Thing

    Having one source of income traditionally has been seen as the low-risk approach to managing your career. Work one job, keep your nose to the grindstone and you'll be fine. You won't have a lot, but you'll have enough. Like investing in T-bills, a long-term full-time job meant you were safe and secure. However,... Continue Reading

  • Six Reasons You'll Lose Your Job Regardless of What You Do

    Six Reasons You'll Lose Your Job Regardless of What You Do

    I know you are working hard to keep your job. You have been told, as have I, that there are certain things we can do to keep our jobs safe. Perhaps we believed that a better degree, more experience, lots of hard work, even working extra hours would be the things that help us maintain some amount of job security.... Continue Reading

  • Destroy Your Text Messages and Keep Your Career

    Destroy Your Text Messages and Keep Your Career

    Necessity is the mother of invention and a new iPhone app certainly proves that. The app, "aptly" but not intentionally, named TigerText, after a company by the same name, enables users to eliminate text messages after a designated period of time, never to be found again. Think of how this app would have helped... Continue Reading

  • Should Career Management be an Olympic Sport?

    Should Career Management be an Olympic Sport?

    The Winter Olympics have finally arrived! The years of dreaming of a gold medal can become a reality. As I hear the stories of the athletes, I am always amazed at the amount of dedication they have given to their sport. All in hopes of the highest recognition and a moment of glory that they'll keep in the hearts... Continue Reading

  • Can Being an Introvert Be Good for Your Career?

    Can Being an Introvert Be Good for Your Career?

    Do you find networking exhausting? Do interviews make you feel uncomfortable? Do you cringe at the thought of writing your resume because you don't like 'tooting your own horn'? Perhaps you are an introvert and if so, you are not alone. According to recent studies, introverts actually make up just over half the... Continue Reading

  • Fired to Hired—Layoff to Payoff

    Fired to Hired—Layoff to Payoff

    Losing your job is a shock. It's a blow to your self-esteem. It can be a financial burden. As excited as we were to leave 2009 behind us, aspects of it are still following us. As the New Year dawns, so does more layoffs. Losing your job is bad news. So what's the good news? When you are laid off or fired, it... Continue Reading

  • Six Biggest Business Blunders

    Six Biggest Business Blunders

    Have you ever been in a situation at work where you said something and knew right away that you made a major faux pas? While it can be tough to be on your absolute best behavior 24 hours a day, there are some major etiquette blunders that you must avoid if you want to achieve professional success. Jodi R.R.... Continue Reading

  • Nine Little-Known Ways to Advance Your Career

    Nine Little-Known Ways to Advance Your Career

    By Robert Half International Setting long-term goals and creating a plan for achieving them are important for career growth, but small changes to your daily routine can have a big impact on your professional prospects, too. Following are nine simple 'yet often overlooked' actions that can help you advance... Continue Reading

  • Five Tips for Making a Career Comeback

    Five Tips for Making a Career Comeback

    By Robert Half International You left the work force awhile ago - perhaps to raise a family, travel the world or earn another degree - and now you're ready to return. You're excited to begin exploring new employment opportunities but also realize that landing a job may not be easy. With no recent work... Continue Reading

  • Excelling at the Entry Level

    Excelling at the Entry Level

    By Robert Half International After surviving hours of instruction, course work and examinations, you've finally earned your diploma and are anxious to launch your career. You have the skills and knowledge to land a great job and establish yourself as a bona fide professional. But don't set your sights on a... Continue Reading

  • 10 Reasons You're Not Getting Promoted

    10 Reasons You're Not Getting Promoted

    By Tag and Catherine Goulet, FabJob.com If you want to move up at work, but you're going nowhere while watching co-workers climb the corporate ladder, it's time to take a hard look at what you might be doing wrong. See if any of the following might be holding you back: Promotion Killer No. 1: You're a... Continue Reading

  • Job Goals for Every Age

    Job Goals for Every Age

    Careerbuilder.com Each decade of life brings a set new of challenges as working professionals move into different phases of both their careers and personal lives. Entering a new decade of life can be a perfect time to take stock of one's situation, reevaluate priorities and set career goals for the years... Continue Reading