Career Advice and Tips

How to Be Confident in Your Interviews

If you’ve applied for a job and already have an interview coming up, then congratulations! You’ve already jumped one of the biggest hurdles in the job hunt, which is landing an interview in the first place. Employers h

What to Put on a Resume

Before you get an interview an employer, you need to perfect your resume. Your resume is the document that will represent who you are as a person and an employee. You need to make sure that it is a good representation of who you a

Insanely Creative Job Applications That Worked

We are (clearly) all for the classic resume, as are most employers! However, there are ways to add creativity to your job application on top of your resume. Including anything in your application that wasn’t asked for is alw

Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Know Before Applying

You’ve probably heard the rumor going around that you don’t need a cover letter anymore. But while these controversial headlines are catchy, they’re not being totally honest with you. Having an outstanding cover letter could

Listing Hobbies and Interests on a Resume: Examples & How-to

Learn how to add hobbies and interests to your resumes and the best ones for different industries.

Getting a Job Through a Staffing Agency

When you’re looking for work, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There are dozens of job-hunting strategies out there, but it’s hard to know which one will get you the job you want. That’s why many job seekers turn to a recruit

Common Resume Mistakes Anyone Could Make

There are dozens and dozens of resume tips and tricks that can help you get a job, whether you’re an expert or just beginning your career. But no matter what stage you’re in, keeping your eyes out for common resume mistakes m

ATS Resume Readability Tips

We’ve told you before that hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds scanning your resume, but that’s only if your resume passes the initial screening of an applicant tracking systems or ATS. A IBM executive who i

When Should I Update My Cover Letter?

We have all been on that hunt for the perfect job—the job that gets you excited to go to work every day, the job that advances your skill set, the job that pays the bills. Job searching can be thrilling and stimulating, frustrat

Cover Letter Tips to Land Your Dream Job

For some people, their first job out of college will be their lifelong career. For others, their first job might be a stepping stone to a different type of career. In either scenario, landing the right job with the right company w