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7-Step Checklist for Graduating Seniors

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 12.11.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Usually, our main priorities would be to finalize our winter break plans and start thinking about some internships we want to apply for during the next semester. Today, we are coming to a quick realization that our lives as we know them are about to transform entirely.

Wanted: Quality Job Applicants

FindSpark | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business

I've been hiring people for my teams for over 15 years, so it's safe to say that I've seen just about everything when it comes to cover letters, resumes and interviews. At least, I thought I had.

Have an Interview Coming Up? Tips for Prepping With a Partner

Melissa Llarena | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

We all get nervous before a big interview! Your hands turn clammy, your heart starts thudding and the thoughts in your mind are going a mile a minute.

4 New Ways to Answer the Weakness Question

Melissa Llarena | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

The truth is that there is no one response, however there are thoughtful ways to discuss both strengths and weaknesses that are different from the typical generic answers many employers view as a cop-out.

Tell Me Your Story But Alleviate My Headache: Answering the First Interview Question

Melissa Llarena | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

The easy way to do so is in chronological order but that's overused and frankly lacks pizzazz. Instead, start with the end goal in mind: to get hired.

How To Get Your Writing Noticed

| Posted 05.14.2014 | Books

By Writer's Relief Staff: We know that many of you are writers with lots of experience. You already know all the ins and outs of how to write and h...

How to Tailor Your Cover Letter and Resume for Different Positions

Her Campus | Posted 05.26.2014 | College
Her Campus

A generic resume and cover letter just don't make you stand out, but these tips and tricks can help you make a great first impression and land your next dream job or internship!

Want a Job? Then Do Not Do This

Erin Daruszka | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

While I think of them as common sense, my experience showed me that many people are unaware of these hints.

The Anatomy of a Cover Letter

Christine Deakers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Comedy
Christine Deakers

Amongst all this, you are always a leader (or team player, depending on what the employer would like to hear), or you are both a leader and a team player at the same time

The Cover Letter That Will Guarantee You an Interview

Andy McDonald | Posted 04.06.2013 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

The whole point of a cover letter is to get that potential employer to look at your resume and in turn grant you an interview. And with the cover letter and (sort of) resume below, I'm guaranteeing you that interview.

21 People Who Probably Didn't Get The Job

Posted 11.08.2012 | Comedy

High unemployment rates may still be a big problem in our country, but if these ridiculous resumés and cover letters are any indication, not everyone...

How to Be the Best Woman in the Binder

Stephanie Kaplan | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Stephanie Kaplan

As Co-founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Her Campus Media, the No. 1 online community for college women with chapters at 200+ colleges nationwide, I see a lot of resumes.

LOOK: Guy's Resume Lists Experience As 'Marijuana Dealer And Nefarious Dude'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.05.2012 | Small Business

Well, that's one way to get...high-ered? One job seeker is touting his experience as a "marijuana dealer and nefarious dude" from 1999-2004 in a re...

Writer Wednesday: Amp Up Your Writing Credentials

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Books

From Writer's Relief staff: At some point, all writers have zero publication credits. Although we have no evidence, we suspect that even Stephen Ki...

Awful Cover Letter To JPMorgan Laughing Stock Of Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

It takes a lot to get noticed in this town, but there's a right way and a wrong way to do it. An NYU undergraduate student named Mark has become t...

The Online Application Tango

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Krebs

It's not exactly a news flash to me that job applications are now all digital. I had, after all, been on the other end of the process for years as a hiring manager. But things are very different when you are the applicant.

Job Seekers: 11 Ways to Stand Out in the Sea of Competition

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

How do you know that you will be seriously considered for the job? And are you prepared to present yourself in the best light? The answer is also simple: dazzle yourself, and unless you dazzle the reviewer, your candidacy will be ignored.

PICTURE: Best Cover Letter Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy

UPDATE: We've located Roanald's Twitter account! Let's face facts: The job market isn't what it used to be. And with so many people in the applica...

Why Employers Hate Your Cover Letter

CampusSplash | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Do you hate writing cover letters? Well, I hate reading them. Too often, they're just boiler-plate bromides applicable to any job in the galaxy....

My Cover Letter to Be a Supreme Court Justice

Doug Lieblich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Lieblich

These skills, while not directly related to the law can be vital in the day-to-day deliberations of the Supreme Court. I am a good listener, strong at multi-tasking, and can work under pressure. I also love justice.

5 Common Intern Application Fails

Megan Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Megan Berry

After getting frustrated of seeing the same mistakes happen over and over, I decided to write this in the hope of saving at least a few interns from such a fate (for my sake as much as theirs).