Good And Bad Ways to Get Noticed in a Cover Letter
A cover letter is your first chance to make an impression on an employer. That’s why you want to make sure it’s a good impression. Sure, your resume is important, but not if the hiring manager never sees it. A good cover letter is the best way to make sure they get to it.

Job Interviews

How to Nail a Job Interview Got a job interview coming up? Use our 9 interview tips and you’ll literally be rolling in money in no time (if you’re mental).
The Biggest Mistake You Can Make on a Job Interview Job interviews are stressful, no matter how you look at it. But, you can make it a lot easier by avoiding 4 simple mistakes. By what you wear to how...
Acing the Job Interview: How to Be Memorable for the Right Reasons Job interviews are nerve-wracking even for the most seasoned professionals, but prepping for them means they can be less stressful. Of course, no...


Best and Worst Words to Use in Winning Resumes Six seconds! That’s how long employers look at a potential candidates resume. It’s not long, so be sure to choose your words wisely
How Long A Recruiter Spends Looking At A Resume, from Amanda Augustine According to job search expert Amanda Augustine, on average, recruiters spend a total of six seconds looking at your resume. Recruiters look at your...
How Can You Avoid Wrinkles in Your Resume? Chris Tamura, career counselor, helps us get around resume profiling now!

Cover Letters

Good And Bad Ways to Get Noticed in a Cover Letter A cover letter is your first chance to make an impression on an employer. That’s why you want to make sure it’s a good impression. Sure, your resume...
Getting Rid Of The Cover Letter And Résumé New York Magazine's Jesse Singal joins HuffPost Live to discuss why cover letters and résumés need to become a thing of the past,
How to Write a Good Cover Letter A cover letter is the first impression you make on an employer. You want to immediately impress the reader so that they want to pick up your résumé...
How to Avoid Writing an Awful Cover Letter Avoid common mistakes that could make your cover letter awful with these writing tips.

Job Search

5 Tips to Improve Your Online Job Search LinkedIn's job expert, Nicole Williams gives us her five tips for improving your online job search in today’s market.
Tips and Tricks for Online Job Searching Career expert and counselor, Nicole Williams, shows you the tips and tricks of online job searching.
How to Use Job Search Sites Career expert and counselor, Nicole Williams, shows you how to use job search sites.
Turning the Job Search Into Science with Sokanu Sokanu CEO Spencer Thompson demos the newly-launched career discovery site that hopes to strip away bias and make job searching more scientific.

Salary Negotiation

Why Discussing Salary In The Workplace Could Negatively Impact Your Career Over half of U.S. employees say they are either explicitly prohibited or strongly discouraged from discussing their salary with coworkers. Is this...
Harvard Law School Grads Top Salary Survey Harvard lawyers are the most well-paid mid-career graduates while Ashford University master’s degree students are the lowest. WSJ's Joe Barrett and...
Retire Earlier Than Your Friends on the Same Salary While you may think early retirement is only available to those with big incomes, it's not the income that matters.

Career Advice

Career Luck Project: What To Do When You Feel Behind In Your Career Melissa feels feel that she has fallen behind in her career as a result of a medical condition that delayed her entry into the working world. J.T....
Career Luck Project: Career Disappointments Paralyzing You? When you've had a couple of career hiccups, what's the cure? Learn how to finally get your career on track and feel confident in your ability to get...
Ways to Boost Your Career in 2015 New year, new job? Career coach Win Sheffield shares tips on how to boost your career or win big at your new job in 2015. Photo: iStock/Squaredpixels
Michael Olsen on Researching Career Options During Graduate School In Chapter 9 of 20 in his 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, management consultant Michael Olsen answers "How Did You Research Career Options While...

What It's Like

What It's Like To... Work In Fine Dining The beverage director of Momofuku sits down with AOL Jobs to discuss wine and working in the upscale world of the restaurant industry.
What It's Like To Be... A Walmart Greeter There's much more to being a Walmart greeter than being the first and last associate a person sees during their shopping experience.
What It's Like To Be... A Yoga Instructor AOL's "What It's Like" series continues with Bikram Yoga instructor Tricia Donegan.
What It's Like To Be... A Spin Instructor SoulCycle instructor Stevie Santangelo tells AOL Jobs what it's like to be a spin cycle teacher.

Lunchtime Live

Lunchtime Live: Let's Talk FlexTime Flextime is becoming less of a benefit and more of a necessity for companies to compete in an increasingly interconnected world, says Carol Evans,...
Lunchtime Live: What You Need To Know About Careers Of The Future From robots to obsolete careers, AOL Jobs editors and writers discuss the transformation of work and the future of the American workforce.
Lunchtime Live: Does Everyone Need to Be a Salesperson in This Economy? Says author Dan Pink: "We're persuading, convincing and influencing others to give up something they've got in exchange for what we've got."