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How to Get Hired

5 Keys to Out-Shining the Competition in an Interview

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

Here are five useful tips for anyone who might be prepping for that big interview.

The Hiring Guru: Follow-up or You've Given Up!

David Jensen | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
David Jensen

With the volatile economic atmosphere nowadays, the time of executives and HR professionals is limited and valuable. Keep that in mind. The simple gesture of writing to thank them for their time and consideration of you as candidate will speak volumes.

The Hiring Guru: Microsoft Layoff Victims Read This

David Jensen | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
David Jensen

The news regarding Microsoft got me thinking about the new wave of candidates that will be surging from their doors. As I always say, there is always a job. So get prepared to interview and nail a new better job.

Four Not-So-Obvious Job Hunting Mistakes of College Students and Recent Grads

David Horen | Posted 08.06.2014 | College
David Horen

Take this opportunity to be smart in way you approach getting hired. Investing the time up front can greatly increase the trajectory of your career.

STUDY: How Pregnant Women Can Minimize Job-Searching Discrimination

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By: Chad Brooks Published: 12/16/2013 06:09 AM EST on BusinessNewsDaily While it is often a difficult task for pregnant women to find new work d...

Listen Up, Millennials! Volunteer Experience Really Does Help Get You Hired

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.09.2013 | Impact

With half of college grads working jobs that don't require degrees, the unemployment rate for 20-24 year-olds hovering around 12.6 percent, and an inc...

The Hiring Guru Wants You... to Get Hired!

David Jensen | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
David Jensen

There may be some stress involved with the responsibilities of the position or in the work environment and you don't want them thinking, "if you can't handle a simple interview, how are you going to deal with the everyday pressures of this job."

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.

The Skills Employers Are Looking For, From Tory Johnson (VIDEO)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

Career guru Tory Johnson, CEO of Women for Hire tells us what employers are really looking for. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/Player...

Why Get Paid For A Job When You Can Work For Free?

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

There are jobs to be had, just maybe not where you were looking. Just add "intern" or "free" to any search and you'll come upon hundreds of hits.

The Science Of Hiring And Promotion

The New York Times | Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The reasons for this growth have little to do with the content of tests themselves, because that has stayed more or less the same for three decades. W...