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... Read More »

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. Read More »

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... Read More »

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. Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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. Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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. Read More »

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. Read More »

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... Read More »

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,... Read More »

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.... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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.... Read More »

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