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People With These Names Are Likely To Make More Money: Study

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business

While longer names may sound more sophisticated, shorter first names are the ones that lead to a bigger paycheck, according to a new study that co...

How do I bring up relocation expense on my job interview?

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.04.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Dear Liz, I have a second interview for a Director job next week, and at the first interview I didn't say a word about relocation. I had just finishe...

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.

Binge Drink or Build a Resume this Summer: Expert Offers Advice for Students and Parents

Melissa Luke | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Melissa Luke

There is a good reason why companies don't hire college students with master's degrees and no professional work experience: They don't know anything. Why would you want a master of nothing running a company?

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...

5 Tips To Help You Land The Job You Want

Tom Gimbel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty
Tom Gimbel

It's been reported that baby boomers are the new 'unemployables.' That's fixable. Senior professionals who have the competitive spirit of a 20-year-old, and who also have vast experience, are indispensable. You simply have to prove the myths wrong.

The Phrase That Got Me Hired

Elizabeth Krupka | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
Elizabeth Krupka

"I am an excellent online shopper." Yes, that is the line that got me hired. And no, surprisingly I am not employed at Zappos or any other large online shopping company.

How A Job Hunt Can Build Self-Esteem

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 05.16.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

I know people typically think that engaging in a job search can beat you up and be tough on the ego. But I'm here to say not so! For those in professionally unhealthy situations, it can be an uplifting exercise that helps immensely.

Want a New Job? Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know

Heather Huhman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

If you're looking for a new job this year, you'll probably need to look beyond the typical application process in order to stand out. With 86 percent of employees planning on actively looking for a new job in 2013, competition is still at an all-time high.

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...

Yeah, He Got The Job

Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy

Resumés tend to be boring both to write and read, but this chocolate bar resumé takes both tasks to an exciting new level. Redditor elilanger sh...

4 Tips for Your Resume Update!

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

A great resume, and I don't mean just the contents of it, can open a door even if you don't exactly have the exact skills that the company is looking for. A sloppy resume will slam that same door shut -- even if your experience is exactly aligned with the available position.

The Cover Letter That Will Guarantee You an Interview

Andy McDonald | Posted 04.06.2013 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

The whole point of a cover letter is to get that potential employer to look at your resume and in turn grant you an interview. And with the cover letter and (sort of) resume below, I'm guaranteeing you that interview.

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...

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.

21 People Who Probably Didn't Get The Job

Posted 11.08.2012 | Comedy

High unemployment rates may still be a big problem in our country, but if these ridiculous resumés and cover letters are any indication, not everyone...

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...

The Secret to a Resume That Gets Noticed

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

If you're struggling in the job market, perhaps you need something that makes you stand out and get noticed. The kind of experience that overshadows anything you could learn in a retail environment or office.

How to Be the Best Woman in the Binder

Stephanie Kaplan | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Stephanie Kaplan

As Co-founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Her Campus Media, the No. 1 online community for college women with chapters at 200+ colleges nationwide, I see a lot of resumes.

LOOK: Guy's Resume Lists Experience As 'Marijuana Dealer And Nefarious Dude'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.05.2012 | Small Business

Well, that's one way to get...high-ered? One job seeker is touting his experience as a "marijuana dealer and nefarious dude" from 1999-2004 in a re...

Time to Stop Playing Business Card Scrabble With Our Qualifications?

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Dr Layla McCay

This week both my real life and my Twitter feed have been jumping with the question of post-nominal letters: what letters (if any) should you put after your name on a business card?

The Awful Truth about the Black Hole

Liz Ryan | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

You're an employer. You place a job ad. A lot of people apply for the job. Some of them seem to be well-qualified and others don't. Is that any excuse not to respond to every single one of them?

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?