Amanda Augustine

Amanda Augustine

Amanda Augustine

Amanda Augustine is a well-recognized expert in all things related to career advancement: from identifying your dream job, to developing your professional brand, to acing your next interview. She is a job search and career consultant with a passion for helping people find the find the right job, sooner. Learn more at

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5 ways your interview thank you email could cost you the job

Don’t let a shoddy follow-up ruin your chances of landing the job. Make sure you nail it with an interview thank you email.

7 Essential Habits of Incredibly Happy People

Make these commitments to increase your happiness and improve your life.

7 Ways Twitter Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Learn how to effectively use Twitter for your job search.

3 Unexpected Ways to Get Ahead at Work

Want to impress your boss and advance your career?

How to Write the Perfect Resume to Make a Career Change

Considering a career change?

The Ultimate Job Interview Checklist

You’ll never be unprepared for an interview with this complete checklist.

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Next Alumni Networking Event

Turn your next alumni event into a networking goldmine with these tips.

6 Simple Ways to Stand out at Your Next Business Meeting

Make your mark during your next business meeting by employing these key tips.


16 things you should remove from your resume

These are things you should never put on your resume. A recruiter only spends six seconds looking at your job application; make sure they see what you want them to in your job search.

Take Control of Your Career Today. Here’s How.

The most successful professionals are the ones who take charge of their careers.

9 Proven Ways to Improve Your Career

Amanda shares her most popular career tips for the successful professional.

Improve Your Presentations in 60 Seconds or Less

Instantly improve your public speaking skills with these simple tips.


6 things not to say in a job interview

You'd be surprised how many people think these are fine responses in a job interview. Believe it or not, most interviewers aren't trying to trick you. Just don't say these things.

What to Wear to a Job Interview

When it comes to interview attire, there’s no "one size fits all.

Dealing With Rejection During the Job Search

Use these tips to get past rejection and land an even better job.

What Skills Matter? 2015’s Top 5 Tech Careers – What You Need to Know

Ladders’ data-backed report on this year’s top trending tech skills and job markets.

How to Handle Winter Weather Disruptions to Your Job Search

Is your job search being impacted by winter storm Juno?

Don’t Let 5 Simple Words Ruin Your Interview

The Twitterverse made it, but we’re here to save it.

Build a Better Career With Big Data. Here’s How.

Big data is changing everything.

Build a Better Career With Big Data. Here’s How.

Big data is changing everything.

New Year’s Resolutions Super Successful People Make

Ditch the tired resolutions and make one that will improve your career.

10 Steps to a Better Career: Our Top Articles of 2014

Jump-start your career in 2015 by checking out our most popular articles of the year.

Ace Your Next Performance Review With These Top Tips

Go into your next performance evaluation prepared to wow.

Here’s What a Mid-Level Professional’s Resume Should Look Like

Great experience doesn’t automatically equate to an impressive resume.

7 Ways to Reduce Your Job Search Stress During the Holidays

Don't let holiday stress slow down your job search.