iOS app Android app


6 Ways Your Resume Says "Do Not Hire Me"

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You can better your chances of landing an interview by thinking like the hiring manager and looking at your resume through their eyes. Before you send out your next resume, look for these common problems that can disqualify you from the running.

The Worst Job Offer You Can Accept

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You just got the job offer you have been waiting for. A sense of relief floods over you that your long search may finally be over. No more uncertainty or sleepless nights. After your initial excitement wears off, it's time to seriously consider their offer. You would have to be crazy not to take it, right?

Activities Resumes: A Surprising First Step to Having a Successful College Application Experience

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 09.21.2015 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

I know, I know; many people say that resumes for high school students are a waste of time. They are wrong. The way I have students use them, activities resumes are a critical part of the admissions process. Let me tell you how and why.

The New High School Essentials: LinkedIn, a Resumé, and a Digital Portfolio

Erica Swallow | Posted 09.11.2015 | Education
Erica Swallow

A digital presence is no longer a nice-to-have for high school students. Competition is high, and schools across the nation -- and world -- are preparing their scholars for a 21st Century workforce.

6 Keys to Look for When Evaluating the Resume of a Job Applicant

David Finkel | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Imagine you've place an ad for a new hire. Into your inbox has flooded 50 or more applicants. What should you use to help you do your initial sorting to narrow your list down to a more manageable number?

Leave the C.V. Behind: Hire for These 6 Traits Instead

Alex Budak | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Alex Budak

It may be scary to leave the tradition of resumes and C.V.s behind. But once you do -- and instead focus on these six characteristics -- you'll start hiring the right type of people. And more importantly your team won't just look good on paper -- it will be great in real life.

If You Want a Better Job, Ditch Your Resume

Hippo Reads | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Hippo Reads

A growing number of studies are revealing how ineffective, damaging, and potentially discriminatory resumes can be in the job application process. Here are four reasons we need to ditch the resume and find a better way to hire.

Resume Gaps: You've Got Them. Here's What to Say About Them

Savvy | Posted 08.28.2015 | Women

That empty space on your resume between 2012-2014 may not be a career-sinking problem. It's really all about what you did with yourself during that time, and how you present that to your potential employers.

Woman Gets Several Job Offers After Handing Out Resumes On The Side Of The Road

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business

var p = new anv_pl_def(); p.config = {}; p.config.width = 640; p.config.height = 360; p.loadVideoExpressV3('eyJ1cGxvYWRfaWQiOiJleHByZXNzLTE0N...

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.

Why One-Page Resumes Are Important

Matt Douglas | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Matt Douglas

Look, I understand that you have lots and lots of experience. That's great. Maybe other employers want to know where you went to high school, every camp counseling job you've held, and what you like to do on the weekends. I don't need to know all of those details right now.

5 Ways to Recharge Your Job Search This Fall

GoGirl Finance | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

Searching for a job often becomes a job in and of itself. A focused attitude and a strong action plan can help ensure that it's a rewarding one.

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 ...

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 ...

Four Ways to Confront the Challenges of a Change in Leadership

Melissa Llarena | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

If you sense a recent change in leadership may lead to the removal of your position, it is important to be prepared.

Andrew Lord

The 5 Best Fonts To Use On Your Resume | Andrew Lord | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

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

Learn How to Sell Yourself to a Future Employer

Jill Jacinto | Posted 06.10.2015 | 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 06.08.2015 | Women

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.

High-Salary Jobs - No Degree, No Problem!

Lisa smith | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Lisa smith

Are you debating on whether to take that student loan and go to college? You are rightly worried about the financial pressure that is going to result in for quite a few years, and looking at the current employment situation, it is natural to have second thoughts about college.

The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

Melissa Llarena | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Stale networks happen when people stay employed in one industry and haven't been in touch with contacts from their prior industry.

Go from Great to the Ideal Job Candidate

Melissa Llarena | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

How can I outsmart everyone else? The answer lies in being able to present a profile of yourself as a candidate who 'checks all of the boxes' off your prospective employer's candidate wish list. So, where do you find this wish list? It's right in the job description.

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...

Can't Code? How to Get a Job at a Tech Start-Up with No Technical Skills

Michael Ruderman | Posted 06.19.2015 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

Tech is hot. Start-ups are cool. You need to look no further than the Sunday night line-up on HBO or the pages of the New York Times to know that Silicon Valley is the current "it" place for young talent.

How To: Job Fair Success

Betty Revah | Posted 05.31.2015 | HuffPost Home
Betty Revah

I personally dread going to career fairs but I've found that they are much less scary and intimidating if you prepare yourself ahead of time so I thought I'd pass a long a few tips and let you learn from my mistakes.

College Tourist Interview With Intern Queen, Lauren Berger on Study Abroad and Your Resume

College Tourist | Posted 05.23.2015 | College
College Tourist

The value of study abroad to prospective employers and why you should know about it. #GenerationStudyAbroad