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Are Headhunters Chowing Down on Boomers?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

A site will compare my resume side-by-side with a half-dozen other candidates who went to better schools, worked at greater companies and possibly had better careers than I did. It's so depressing; I'd rather watch my own colonoscopy -- polyps and all -- again.

3 Steps to Fix Your LinkedIn Profile to Help Your Career!

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

There's so many talented people on LinkedIn, who don't seem to recognize themselves. And because they don't recognize their abilities, they disdain their achievements as marginal, at best, and so they can neither value them, nor promote them.

Why You Need a #PersonalHashtagCampaign

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.21.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

In business today, it's all about telling your story faster and smarter than the next person.

Why You Shouldn't Have 'Education' at the Top of Your Resume

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.13.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

Crack open your resume right now and place Work Experience at the top. In today's job market, your skills are the greatest thing you got.

Your Résumé Is Your Résumé

Marlena McMahon-Purk | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Marlena McMahon-Purk

My resume is just that -- my résumé. Before I even interview with you, you're instructing me to edit my own information out of my own résumé and put your name on it?

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Unemployment Rate Falls Thanks To Low-Wage Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent as 162,000 more Americans had jobs in July, the U.S. Labor Department announced Friday. Ri...

Resume Advice for the Recent Grad

Amanda Augustine | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Craft a strong resume that says you're ready for the workforce. Here are seven tips to help you send the right message to prospective employers with your resume.

I Found a Job... Here's How

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.22.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Pulse Survey A pulse survey was conducted by JustStaff to explore how people go about finding jobs in today's market. The study sample included 48 re...

9 People Who Really Should Have Gotten The Job

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business

1. This Taco Bell Fan 2. This Ambitious Third Grader 3. Anyone Who Can Actually Figure Out How To Fill Out This Application 4. ...

Summer Resumes

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.30.2013 | College
Jeff Danziger

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What Your Resume Says About Your Age

Grace Williamson | Posted 06.30.2013 | DC
Grace Williamson

Job seekers tend to resuscitate the resume they used to find their previous position by simply adding another block to detail their most recent position. What many don't realize is that they need to pay special attention to remove information that may date them and inadvertently lead to age discrimination.

Job Hunt: Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Many job hunters stop looking at this point and put all their eggs in one basket assuming that the interview means that they have the job. Many are disappointed and end having a longer job search than necessary. Here are tips to help you crack the code.

Why Your Resume Is Not Enough, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

The resume is on the decline. According to career expert Nicole Williams, employers are looking for the people who fit their needs on services like Li...

How to Organize Your Facebook Photos to Boost Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology
Danny Rubin

Facebook photos can be your friend, and they can be your enemy. A pic of you upside-down doing a keg-stand? Dumb. A best-of assortment that, in two minutes, gives an employer a perfect snapshot of who you are? It could be the reason you land the job.

The New Resume?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

Vala Afshar is searching for the right candidate to fill a six-figure position at his company, but he won't be viewing a single resume. Instead, the c...

12,000 Resumes For 104 Jobs?

Chicago Reader | Michael Miner | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

When Al Jazeera bought Current in January for $500 million, the Qatar-based news network announced that Al Gore's little-watched cable operation would...

Six Ways That Vine, Twitter's New Tool, Should Change How You Think About Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Danny Rubin

Mark down January 24, 2013 as the day our attention span shrank once again -- as if we hadn't already hit rock bottom.

This Might Be The Greatest Resume We've Ever Seen

Slate | Will Oremus | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

There are bad online resumes, there are good online resumes, and then there's Philippe Dubost's online resume. Dubost, a web product manager, b...

How to Use Facebook 'Graph Search' to Boost Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology
Danny Rubin

Facebook's 'Graph Search' is essentially a people-friendly search engine. Want to find someone in your neighborhood who likes to play soccer? Easy. What about photos of your friends before 2000? Yep, can do.

LOOK: You Won't Believe What This Cover Letter Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

One student just tried something revolutionary when it comes to applying for a job: being honest. An undergraduate finance student recently wrote a...

Social Media Reels in Job Opportunities

Jason Schmitt | Posted 03.12.2013 | College
Jason Schmitt

The 2013 job market is a changing commodity. It is imperative that up-and-coming students and job seekers know how to truly play up their best assets -- one of which nearly always is to highlight their understanding of current digital life.

Let Creativity Get You Hired in 2013

Patrick Richard | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Patrick Richard

If you have a knack for designing, one of the recent resume trends is the infographic resume -- it has been dubbed as the ultimately visually pleasing application material.

Your Own Personal Brand, Part I: Authentically You

O'Brien Browne | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Your brand is your unique and special skills, talents and know-how that raise you above the swarming masses of job seekers.

Job Hunting Gone Extreme: The Billboard Resume

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.30.2012 | Business

In a tough economy, job-hunters tend to look for creative ways in which to stand out from other candidates. There's the Samford University student...

Disconnect Between The Unemployed And Employers Comes Down To Resumes

Sean Weinberg | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Sean Weinberg

The disconnect in the hiring process begins with resumes, and when a job seeker is unaware that their resume requires improvement, the time spent searching for a new job is bound to increase.