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The Secret to Resume Success

Romy Newman | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Romy Newman

Did you ever apply for a job that you were certain you were perfect for...and then hear back nothing? The lack of response may have nothing to do with...

Ingenious Job Applicant Puts Her Resume On A Chocolate Bar

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 07.01.2016 | Taste

The world's most clever job candidate has been discovered, so everyone else can just stop trying. When Renata Chunderbalsingh of Sydney, Australia de...

3 Keys to Focusing Your Cover Letter & Resume

Jamie Cornell | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Jamie Cornell

I worked with a friend this past week to help aim her cover letter for a phone call or interview. After all, that isthe goal of your resume and cover letter -- TO GET YOU IN THE DOOR.

How To Make Your Resume Stand Out

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.02.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Looking for ways to make your resume shine? "Intern Queen" Lauren Berger sat down with The Huffington Post to explain how to make sure your applicatio...

A Myth Busted: Do Resume Writing Services Really Get People Job Interviews?

Rahis Saifi | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Rahis Saifi

There is a myth behind resume writing: no one can express your own qualifications and enthusiasm for the job better than you. That might be true to some extent.

Making My Career Happen: Avoiding the Pit of Perfection

Beverly Troxtell | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Beverly Troxtell

"It was no joke when Arianna Huffington said on that fateful day almost 2 years ago that "Life is a dance between letting it happen and making it happen," which led to Making My Career Happen."

How to Improve the Quality of Your Resume Tips

Val Matta | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Val Matta

As a career advisor, job seekers turn to you for resume tips that will help them stand out to employers. The challenge comes in staying ahead of the resume trends so your advice isn't the same thing every other young professional is being told.

Committed Communities Making a Difference for Vets

Dakota Meyer | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Photo by Garth Milan One of the things I love most about America is our willingness to come together when it counts. Strong communities build strong ...

3 Step Guide to Building Employee Morale After a Tragic Layoff

Michelle A. Riklan | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Michelle A. Riklan

Layoffs serve to prevent a struggling company from capsizing. But if not done properly, a simple layoff may damage the company more than it saves it. ...

5 Resume Mistakes That Sabotage Your Job Search

Tamara Star | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business
Tamara Star

A headhunter matching resumes to open job opportunities is much like your matching your food craving to a restaurant menu. At first glance, it's either a fit or it isn't.

5 Simple Ways to Create a Unique Resume

Nancy Laws | Posted 08.14.2015 | Education
Nancy Laws

Those who get noticed, have an easier time getting the job, promotion, etc. Your resume is your first introduction during your job search and your first opportunity to get noticed in order to get a foot into the early stages of recruitment.

4 Ways To Deal With Job Rejection

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

As a job-seeker over 50, you have likely faced one of the most frustrating aspects of looking for work: being told that you are overqualified for the position. This point is used as a common excuse to overlook mature applicants in favor of their younger counterparts.

4 Resume Blunders That Drive Recruiters Crazy

Quora | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Quora

If my eye doesn't know where to go, either because you've crammed too much onto the page, or haven't broken up your information into digestible sections, you're making it hard for me.

This Woman Created A Resume For Airbnb And It Went Viral

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business

In April, an online resume modeled after Airbnb’s website went viral, racking up nearly half a million hits. The resume -- or what she describes as ...

Your Résumé Will Probably Need The Help Of This Résumé Angel

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.07.2015 | Comedy

Booty69@gmail.com? Maybe not the best contact info. Writing your résumé is super boring, but it is essential to adulting. And that's why this nice r...

How To Prepare For An Interview

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business

Finding your first job can be challenging, but there are ways you can set yourself apart from the rest. Use these tips from life coach Laura Baron to ...

How Job Seekers Can Get Around This Common Problem

S. Kumar | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
S. Kumar

Even most standard online applications allow you to make a personal statement in a comment box, so use that to help the reviewer understand why your track record, no matter how diverse or indirect, has honed you into the type of professional they're looking for.

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The 5 Best Fonts To Use On Your Resume

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Lord | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

Spoiler alert: Times New Roman isn't one of them.

6 Ways to Think Like an Employer

Ray Rogers | Posted 06.11.2016 | College
Ray Rogers

Gow do you convey to a prospective employer that you are the perfect candidate for their particular position? Start by following these tips.

Learn How to Sell Yourself to a Future Employer

Jill Jacinto | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
Jill Jacinto

You can give anyone a rundown on the latest season of "24," Net Neutrality or the Amazon vs. Hachette showdown, but when it comes to talking about yourself, it's a much different story -- especially when asked about your professional experience, industry, desires and goals.

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Is More Compelling Than Your Resume

Ellevate | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Ellevate

While your resume can help you get the interview for a new job, a fully optimized LinkedIn profile can bring you more business, more connections, and can increase your professional reputation. That is a value worth achieving.

How to Use the Summer to Jumpstart Your Legal Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 05.28.2016 | Education
Tamesha Keel

Summer is the elusive time in between semesters when students take a break from law school, but continue to work hard as students of the law. Very quickly, they learn that summers may not be quite as glamorous and relaxing as portrayed.

Times New Roman Is A Bad Choice For Résumés, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business

Times New Roman may be a classic font, but it’s apparently a no-go when it comes to applying for a job. Bloomberg recently spoke to a group of t...

Mastering the Online Application

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

The idea that your resume and cover letter are getting sent into cyberspace can be intimidating, but keep in mind you can always follow up on an online application. Here are a few tips and tricks that can help you master the online application.

Top 10 Tips for Resume Greatness

GoGirl Finance | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business
GoGirl Finance

While the times certainly are a-changin' with more creative approaches surfacing, we haven't seen the end of resumes yet. They remain the centerpiece of most job applications. Until it goes the way of the buffalo, you need to make sure you get your resume right.