job search advice

10 Tips From a Top Recruiter

10 Tips From a Top Recruiter

How to position yourself for job hunting success

A top recruiter in the Education Technology field shares 10 tips for candidates to position themselves for job hunting success. Read More »

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 »

Have You Been Zapped By The R-Word?

Have You Been Zapped By The R-Word?

If you haven't you're probably under 40

Deciphering and being aware of the R-word code can be of enormous advantage to older jobseekers. Why waste time and energy trying to work with the wrong people? Read More »

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 »

4 Ways To Get More From LinkedIn

4 Ways To Get More From LinkedIn

Create a bigger digital footprint

You know you should be using LinkedIn to create your digital footprint – what people know about you online. You signed up and created a profile, but opportunities are not flooding in. Are you making mistakes on LinkedIn or missing something important? Here are four things you can do to use LinkedIn more... Read More »

6 Things HR Won't Tell You

6 Things HR Won't Tell You

What you need to know about the job interview.

What human resource professionals won't tell you about how they fill jobs. Read More »

New Grads: Are You Ready For The 'Real World'?

New Grads: Are You Ready For The 'Real World'?

Compare your readiness against this checklist. Read More »

Tricks To Getting A Great Referral

Tricks To Getting A Great Referral

A strong referral makes all the difference in a job search. Here's what you need to do. Read More »

8 Ways To Turn A Lead Into A Job

8 Ways To Turn A Lead Into A Job

You're looking for a job and someone tells you, "Speak with Joe Smith. He may be able to help you." But if you're like most people, you don't know how to turn the lead into a job. This plan will maximize your chances: 1. Ask for an introduction. Rather than contacting the lead, ask your referrer if s/he'd be... Read More »

Why Temp Work Is A Smart Move

Why Temp Work Is A Smart Move

How you can make a temporary job extremely helpful. Read More »

What A Job Search On Steroids Looks Like

What A Job Search On Steroids Looks Like

What's the first word that comes to your mind when I say the phrase, "Finding a job?" Fun? More likely it's something like "long, "hard," or "painful." Maybe you can avoid that long, hard slog with one or more of these quickie approaches to landing a job: 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 »

Creative Ways To Land The Interview

Creative Ways To Land The Interview

Would an outside-of-the-box approach help you land a job interview? The Internet occasionally buzzes with details about how people successfully used unusual, "creative" techniques to get an interview -- and a job. Among some recent tactics: Renting a billboard -- A Toledo husband rented a billboard to... Read More »

Why Job Hunters Need To Start Using Google Plus

Why Job Hunters Need To Start Using Google Plus

Though Facebook still dominates the social-media landscape, Google Plus is quickly gaining a following among savvy job seekers who view the service a useful tool for job search. In fact, with some 343 million members, Google Plus has surpassed micro-blogging site Twitter and is second only to Facebook in its... Read More »

The One Thing Missing From Your LinkedIn Profile

The One Thing Missing From Your LinkedIn Profile

With now more than 200 million members, LinkedIn has become a social media powerhouse -- and a vehicle for many job hunters. But merely creating a profile and posting your resume on the site won't result in offers of employment suddenly flowing in. Experts say it's important to take at least one more step... Read More »

The Hidden Job Market Is Even Bigger Than You Think

The Hidden Job Market Is Even Bigger Than You Think

Many job seekers are frustrated by the inability to find a job despite sending out dozens, hundreds or even thousands of resumes. To many, it seems like their applications are being sucked into a black hole. That perception may be truer than they know, because of something called the hidden job market --... Read More »

6 Career Myths You Shouldn't Fall For

6 Career Myths You Shouldn't Fall For

By Alison Green You've probably heard the same bits of career advice tossed around over and over from well-meaning friends, relatives, and even bosses. But plenty of the maxims that we hear repeated actually aren't true. Here are six of the most popular career myths that you shouldn't fall for. Read More »

6 Biggest Mistakes That Job Hunters Make

6 Biggest Mistakes That Job Hunters Make

By Amit De Quit blaming your failed job search on a down economy; it's time to evaluate your efforts instead. While no job seeker likes to hear that his strategies are failing, it's important to know when your practices need revising -- or should be dropped altogether. So rather than letting job search... Read More »

3 Job-Search Mistakes You Don't Realize You're Making

3 Job-Search Mistakes You Don't Realize You're Making

By Robert Chen How long has it been since you either became unemployed or began looking for a new job while stuck in one you hate? If the answer is somewhere between "a while" and "way, way too long," it's worth rolling up your sleeves and asking some uncomfortable questions about why you haven't landed... Read More »

Online Job Search Tips for Older Workers

Online Job Search Tips for Older Workers

By Casey Dowd The internet has changed the job-hunting process for all generations. Whether you are a baby boomer, generation Xer or Millennial, online job searching is key. What's surprising is that older workers might be beating out their younger counterparts when it comes to online job searching. Read More »

Search Jobs

In Partnership With
Keywords:
Location:

Search Articles

Top Companies Hiring

April 13 - April 20

Looking for work? See what companies added new openings this week.