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8 Resume Style Mistakes You're Probably Making

Ashley Stahl | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

Listen, I get it: Your desire to stand out among the rest of the resumes in the pile is strong. But the best way to do it is truly with a strongly written, clear and concise resume.

Quantity vs. Quality: How to Make your Extracurricular Activities Meaningful

Ishan Puri | Posted 07.22.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

Admission to your dream college is not only contingent on academic success, but also your extracurricular work. College admission officers want to know you as more than just a number- they want to know what makes you tick - what are you passionate about, what drives you?

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...

Job Seeking Advice for Pagans

Twila York | Posted 05.31.2016 | Religion
Twila York

Job searching is a dreaded responsibility which all of us have had to face at some point. When you are Pagan the dread increases.

5 Tips to Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

Let's say you are applying for a new job. You have a professional resume, a complete LinkedIn profile, letters of recommendation and you have lots of experience for the position you are applying to.

Why the 1,000 Resumes You Sent Never Turned Into a Job Interview

Li Lin | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Li Lin

If you are in a job search and not seeing results by mass resume submission, know that it's not because you're not working hard, it's because you're not working smart.

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.

Do's and Dont's for Your Resume

Jill Jacinto | Posted 05.17.2016 | College
Jill Jacinto

Resumes, a necessary component when it comes to applying for a job. They act as tools to help "sell" you as the best candidate for a job opening. How can you become a more viable candidate?

Graduated with a Job? I'm Sorry (Really)

Steve Dalton | Posted 05.09.2016 | College
Steve Dalton

Upon finishing grad school, I accepted a job with an employer who recruited on campus... and it was the biggest mistake of my life. The mistake wasn...

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...

4 Resume Tricks That Hiring Managers Notice

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I understand why many jobseekers resort to unconventional means to get their point across -- especially when HR managers and hiring managers are reviewing hundreds of applicants a day. Everyone is competing for their undivided attention. But resume gimmicks rarely work.

4 Tricks to Get Your Resume Past the Resume Robots and into the Hiring Manager's Hands

Catherine Kaputa | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Catherine Kaputa

The first person to look at your resume is not likely to be a person, but a computer. That's because to deal with the sheer onslaught of job applicant...

Why to List Diabetes Management on Your Resume

Brett Griswold | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Brett Griswold

This is your opportunity to explain how living with diabetes has taught you discipline, how to prepare your mind and body to be a top performer, how to overcome challenges and adversity, how you have learned to be a forward thinking creative problem solver.

Class of 2016: 10 Things You Must Do Before Graduation Day

Kristi Russo | Posted 04.26.2016 | College
Kristi Russo

Post college success comes easily to those who start the prep work before they walk across the graduation stage. Follow this to-do list and give yourself the best chance to score a job you actually want!

From Classroom to Cover Letter: Interview Tips for Graduates Entering the Workforce

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 04.18.2016 | College
Sharon Schweitzer

In about two weeks, college students will leave behind their alma maters for the real world. If your job hunt is about to begin, landing your dream "Nine to Five" can be harder than it looks. Use our job seeking tips to help you put your best foot forward.

7 Lessons in Failing Forward From A Google Employee

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 04.05.2016 | College
Tanuja Ramchal

While failing can seem daunting because of the conditions we've placed on ourselves and the self-imposed meanings we've assigned to failure, it doesn't need to be that way.

The Best Use of the Internet: The Power of Your Identity Beyond History and Resumes

Karthik Rajan | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
Karthik Rajan

Given the power of distribution of the internet, what better information to share than our identities -- holistically across our past, present and future. A snapshot of our moments in histories through struggles and triumphs, the stories from our ancestors that shaped us.

The Default Parent Resume

M. Blazoned | Posted 03.29.2016 | Parents
M. Blazoned

Sure, my professional experience is impressive, but what's really awe-inspiring is that for the past 15+ years I also rocked it as the Default Parent... a job I never applied for and didn't even know I had been doing until about a year ago.

The Five Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On Your Resume

Quora | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Quora

What mistakes do people make that hurt their professional credibility? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

SALT | Posted 03.22.2016 | College
SALT

Your résumé is a concise summary of your accomplishments, experiences, and skills. Your cover letter is your opportunity to explain to each hiring m...

Be Careful, This Is What People Really Think Of Your Résumé

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.16.2016 | Comedy

No matter how many times you write or rewrite your résumé, it's probably too long and includes at least a few no-nos. So here's what you do. Tri-fol...

Be a Competitive Candidate in a Robust Job Market

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Unemployment is dropping as the economy continues to recover from the Great Recession but careerists must be well prepared to be competitive for top p...

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 ...

The 4 Best Ways to Add That Wow Factor to Your Resume

Diane Passage | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Diane Passage

With the unemployment rate reportedly declining, now is a great time to get your resume set for hiring. Resume writing and formatting can be a daunting task especially when you know somebody will read it and make a snap judgment about your qualifications.

Banking, Biases and Mindfulness

Ella Thuiner | Posted 02.23.2016 | Business
Ella Thuiner

Biases lead experts and clients to make decisions which cause financial losses. An interesting question worth exploring is if there are any biases incorporated in internal guidelines, as day-to-day banking does not account for biases.