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What I Learned From Being Laid Off

The Levo League | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
The Levo League

Living in fear of a lay off is not beneficial, but being aware that it could happen to you at any time will likely encourage you to take the following precautions, which will leave you prepared in the event of you do get laid off.

7 Tips For Writing a Job Post That Gets Results

Steve Roberson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Small Business
Steve Roberson

A job post is an advertisement. You're letting the world know about a fabulous opportunity at your organization. You want people to be lining up to apply, but the goal is to make them the right people.

10 Words You Should Remove From Your Resume Right Now

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.06.2012 | Small Business

Are you a "creative" and "effective" job candidate? News flash: you're also "predictable," like a lot of other applicants using these same buzzwords. ...

Three Simple Resume Tips

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

Because of the resume's omnipresence in our job searches, it's essential to get it right. Here are three very simple resume tips to help you maximize the impact of this all-important document.

The Hiring Guru: Let Me Be Blunt - Prep Your References, Duh!

David Jensen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business
David Jensen

Possibly the worst thing to happen before you attend an interview, or even worse after you've interviewed and the company is interested, is having unprepared references.

The Five Things Your Resume Is Missing

Money Talk News | Angela Colley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Money

MoneyTalksNews: According to a recent study by TheLadders, recruiters only spend about six seconds looking at your resume. During those few seconds...

8 On-Campus Jobs That Will Boost Your Resume

tv | Posted 09.13.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart It's necessary to devote some of your free time in college to advancing your career, but not all students can handle the financi...

New Ways to Spot Real Talent for Business

Jenna Flateman Posner | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Jenna Flateman Posner

The knee jerk reaction in the United States is to vet candidates based on what one finds on paper. But, in my experience, l have found what an applicant looks like on paper is only a beginning.

Dare to Live Beyond Your Resume

The Daily Beacon | Posted 11.04.2012 | College
The Daily Beacon

So if resume building consumes your life, resume writing is painful, interviews are nerve-wracking and the final goal is ambiguous, why do we allow ourselves to be consumed by this?

5 Ways to Get Your Resume Noticed

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

With limited job opportunities and competition levels remaining high, your resume has to be top-notch. Here are five tips to make sure employers like what they see.

Best-Ever Job Interview Tips

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

With the Millennial generation unemployment rate hovering at 12 percent (50 percent above the national average), Regina's get-a-job insider tips could not be more well-timed or more useful.

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.

21st-Century Job Hunting Hints for New Grads

Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

College students are accustomed to communicating with their friends via text messages and Facebook. They may have shaky interpersonal skills and they also may not know how to start meeting other professionals.

How I Got My Groove Back

Molly Blake | Posted 06.19.2012 | Impact
Molly Blake

Particularly during this hum-drum economy, having glaring gaps in a resume is foolish, especially when volunteer opportunities are abundant. And I'm not alone in the belief that true volunteer work in your chosen profession is worth mentioning.

Proofread Backwards

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Books
Maureen Anderson

If your résumé sports typos, what's the potential employer going to think? That you're suddenly going to pay more attention to detail once you get the job? Probably not.

No Experience? Think Again! Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur: Street Cred

Michele Colucci | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women
Michele Colucci

We women spend a lot of time working for our family, for our friends and for our passions. We need to take ownership of our successes, experiences, and accomplishments in our "other" jobs.

Guess How Long Job Recruiters Spend On Your Resume?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

How long do job recruiters look at your resume? Seven minutes? Five? Two? Actually, just six seconds, according to a new study released by TheLadde...

Should You Include A Picture On Your Resume?, From Joy Behar (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

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Starting Your Own Business, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

Career expert Tory Johnson, CEO of Women For Hire, explains what you must know before becoming your own boss. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo ...

Industries That Are Hiring Now! From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

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I Was Fired! Do I Put That On My Job Application? From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

Tory Johnson, CEO of Women For Hire, explains what to put on a job application if you were fired. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas...

How To Put Internships On Your Resume, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

Tory Johnson, CEO of Women For Hire, discusses whether or not it's okay to put a job title on your resume for an internship. Part of the series Monday...

Building A Good Resume, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

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Rod Kurtz

What Advice Do You Have For Job Searchers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 06.15.2012 | Small Business

Despite a slight dip in the unemployment rate recently, the hiring picture in the United States remains shaky at best -- with millions still out of wo...

Six Things to Do Now for Your 2012 Job Search

Liz Ryan | Posted 01.28.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Take a look at our list of six things you can do now to start prepping for your post-New Year's job search, whether you're working somewhere and planning a getaway, or on the job market full-time.