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Want a Job? Then Do Not Do This

Erin Daruszka | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

While I think of them as common sense, my experience showed me that many people are unaware of these hints.

My (Real) Résumé

Christine Egan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Comedy
Christine Egan

Experience: Usually too much. Otherwise not quite enough.

Why It's Okay to Lie on Your Resume

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

I'm a big fan of lying on a resume. In fact, I think everyone should do it. It's beneficial for your career and nobody needs to know about it.

It's Time for Resume Reform

Nate Hanson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Nate Hanson

There are so many qualified people for any given job. Just getting an interview is nearly like winning the lottery. It's time to fundamentally change the way people apply for jobs. We need a format that allows the applicant to express their unique personality in a beautiful format.

Are You Living Your Resume or Eulogy?

Mike Robbins | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

In this week's vlog, I talk about why it can be challenging for us to focus on what truly matters and why we're often caught up in our desire to "get ahead" (aka focus on our resume).

Promoting Your Value in a New Era

Sara Canaday | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

Those who have the social fluency to succeed in face-to-face settings and who use rich stories to promote their brand emerge as the rising stars.

4 Ways Volunteering Can Help You Find a Job

Kip Patrick | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Kip Patrick

From learning new skills and honing existing ones to meeting new people and boosting creativity, volunteering could benefit your career more than you think -- and best of all, you'll be doing good and helping others in the process.

Why Skills Training Pays Off for Young Tunisians

Yosra Arfaoui | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Yosra Arfaoui

My name is Yosra, and I'm 29 years old from Tunis. After a frustrating job search, I had an amazing professional experience. Then I decided to return to school to obtain a university degree in order to get better academic qualifications and progress in my future career. Currently I am studying in the University of Management in Tunis.

You and Your CV, Part II: Powerful CVs

O'Brien Browne | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

The only thing worse than having a job is not having a job. And the process of searching for the right job -- not just one that pays the bills and puts meat -- or tofu -- on the table, but one that is enriching and fulfilling -- is long, arduous, tedious and frequently frustrating.

Small Job Search Steps That Make You Stand Out Big Time

Amanda Augustine | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

In today's competitive job search, you could be battling 100 other qualified candidates for a position. The only way to get the job is to catch the eye of the interviewers. Here are seven ways you can distinguish yourself from the pack during your job search.

You and Your CV, Part I: Ineffective CVs

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Your CV is your life. A bad CV is like not washing your hair for a month: instantly noticeable and utterly revolting. Forming such an impression in the minds of managers and HR officials is, I'm sure you'll agree, not conducive to finding your dream-job.

Job Search Tips tor SpongeBob Square Pants and Land Lovers

Matthew Silverstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matthew Silverstein

With the holiday season quickly approaching, here are some helpful tips for SpongeBob and the rest of the job seekers out there.

Kathryn Sollmann: Why Freelancers May Have the Best of Both Worlds

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

At any age, freelance work also gives you the room to breathe, to pursue passions other than work, to take your foot on and off the gas pedal as life evolves and to have full flexibility to attend every school play or game.

4 Steps to Writing a Professional Bio That Gets You Noticed

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

As I have discovered, most entrepreneurs have a hard time discerning what is important to put into a bio and what is not. For this reason, I have without fail tossed out the working bios of incoming clients, writing brand new ones.

The Best College Jobs... While You're In College

Scott Weingold | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Scott Weingold

Any job you take during college is a good one.That's because it shows employers you can balance school and work at the same time. The best college jobs, though, are the ones that help you land the career you want, right after you've graduated.

Applying to College: Test Scores, Letters and Resumes

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 12.14.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Seniors are starting to put the final touches on some of their college applications, which means it's time to look at some of the small details that, taken together, can make a difference in the way your application will be reviewed.

Are Companies Taking Advantage of the Millennial Job Market?

Ryan Donegan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Ryan Donegan

It's no secret; the American job market is awful, and the Millennial job market is even worse. So today, when I was sent a job posting for a "PR Account Coordinator" I decided to probe the hiring manager who sent it to me for more information.

Using LinkedIn to Find an Internship or Job

Jason Boucher | Posted 11.10.2013 | College
Jason Boucher

It's a social network, job board, resume, and Rolodex all wrapped into one dynamic and incredible free tool. But just being on LinkedIn is not enough... your profile needs to stand out.

This 'Little Pony' Resume Better Be A Joke

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2013 | Business

Unless your prospective boss is a bronie, we're unsure it's the best idea to invoke the image of an animated pony show with a dedicated following of o...

Start Bragging to Advance Your Career

Amanda Augustine | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Whether you're updating your resume, preparing for salary negotiations, or are in need of a pick-me-up after a bad day at work, a brag sheet is a useful document to own.

LOOK: Woody Allen's Resume In 1965

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

Long before "Blue Jasmine," Woody Allen was just another guy with a resume trying to get a job. When the filmmaker was barely 30 years old, he'd al...

How to Improve Your Resume Even If You Didn't Have a Summer Internship

Her Campus | Posted 10.11.2013 | College
Her Campus

It's a vicious cycle; you can't get a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job. So what's the big secret?

How to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

Becoming a CNA entails hard work, patience, and willpower. If you are truly determined to be one, keep all these things in mind and you can be sure to be in the right path.

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?

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.