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Here’s what to do on these lazy August days

With 80,000 recruiters now using Ladders for hiring, it's always a good time to share even more about your success in the workplace.

Negotiating salary from the employer’s point of view

After recruiting all levels of job seekers for the past decade, I’ve come to understand that many people lack a true understanding of how to negotiate salary.

What’s “good behavior” in a behavioral job interview?

Learn how to prepare your responses to behavioral questions during an interview.

How to Discuss Your Job Search With Your Family

Your job search will affect your entire family.

The 24-step Modern Resume

Resume Checklist: Follow these best practices to ensure your resume gets through the spam filter, applicant tracking system, and to the recruiters and hiring managers.

Top Recruiters on Ladders

Each quarter, our CEO Alex Douzet publishes our list of the best employers and recruiters in the country.

Prep your 30-, 60-, 90-day business plan for the job interview

Want to land a sales job and start on the right foot?

Cover Letters

The best cover letters: How to write a great cover letter

The best cover letters zero in on exactly how you’re going to solve problems and add value. A good cover letter makes you stand out from the crowd. Learn how to write a great cover letter from the pros.

6 Tips for Job Hunting While You’re Still Employed

Incorporate these tips into your job search and your employer will be none the wiser.

Putting the “hunt” in job hunt with decent tools for the job

Like any hunt, your job hunt needs good tools for a good outcome.

Attire for interviewing on the sly

When interviewing and employed, use these tips on dressing down interview attire for the office.

5 stupid things to stop doing before it’s too late

Scott Ginsberg shares five items from his list of 61 stupid things to stop doing before it's too late.

The Numbers That Matter Most in Your Job Search

A by-the-numbers look at how you can improve your job search.

Want to land your dream job fast? Think like a business owner.

Impress your interviewer by getting to the heart of the business' needs.

7 leadership lessons from 30 Rock’s Jack Donaghy

Jack Donaghy, of NBC’s 30 Rock, is arguably the best on-screen boss the world has ever seen.

Employers hiring in August

We have almost eighty thousand employers looking for new employees on Ladders, and we could use your help.

What to do if a company asks for your Facebook password in a job interview

How to respond when faced with "Shoulder Surfing" during a job interview.

The One Thing Successful Professionals Do to Get Ahead

Why you need to make networking a priority – even when you’re employed.

Want a New Job This Fall? Start Your Job Search Now

Get a leg up on your job competition by starting your job search now.


10 examples for good ways to ‘Tell me about yourself’

You’re hireable because of your answers. When people ask you to tell them about yourself, make them glad they asked.

Five qualities that all great leaders share

Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have a few common denominators.

Quick Tips for 5 Common Job Interview Emergencies

Prepare for the worst to ensure the best during your next interview.

A Favor to Ask

Last week, I took you on a tour of Ladders' headquarters in New York City.

Mind your manners: Interview etiquette for a mealtime meeting

Ace any interview in a restaurant setting by practicing proper decorum.

Simplify Your Job Search in 3 Easy Steps

Simplify your job search by dividing it into manageable phases.