Articles about Job Search
Twitter users encourage each other to #ShareYourRejections
Users flooded the site with tales of rejections in their careers, and some circumstances which ultimately led to massive success.
15 companies in New York right now hiring for $100K positions like crazy
Using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in New York and surrounding areas including New Jersey.
What to do (and not do) when you’re unemployed
Unemployment can wreak havoc on your peace of mind and your finances. There are some steps you can take to try to limit that negative impact.
9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them
Job interviews are difficult enough. In the spirit of job interview preparation, we rounded up some of the toughest job interview questions.
One of Oprah’s favorite thought leaders says these are the only 3 questions you need to ask yourself
Career expert Marie Forleo, one of Oprah's favorite thought leaders, says you only need to ask yourself 3 questions to find your passion.
24 words that show leadership on a resume
Selecting the most powerful words to describe your experience can make a huge impact on a potential employer. Here are 24 words for your resume.
3 tips for writing an effective employee recommendation letter
Writing a recommendation letter for an employee can be loaded with challenges, but you can avoid them if you set yourself up the right way.
How to apply for a job even if the company isn’t hiring
You can wait for hiring opportunities or you can grab them. A polished email introduction to a company could change the entire course of your career.
Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider these 3 questions before offering someone a job
Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.
This map shows the highest-paying companies in every state
Some companies are paying big bucks to the Average Joe. Our new map breaks down the highest-paying companies by industry in every state.
6 legit jobs that seem too good to be true
Who says working a 9-to-5 job has to be a drag? Turning your biggest passion or a fun pastime into a career can make you start loving your life during the week rather than merely living for the weekend. And you’d be surprised by how many pleasurable activities in life can be turned into professions. Here are six unique passions you can turn into a career — and how to do it.
How to turn negative qualities into positives during an interview
With the right response, you can reframe negative qualities into positives and show that you’re willing to improve yourself in order to succeed.
15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs with really awesome Instagram accounts
How did we live before Instagram? Well we probably didn't have our nose in our phones as much, but seriously an Instagram account can say so much about a company and the people who work for it.
Earn $10,000 for tasting the best BBQ America has to offer
Reynold's Kitchens is looking to bring "its first-ever Chief Grilling Officer" on board for two weeks and will give them a $10,000 stipend.
How to make friends at your brand new job
You got a new job – woohoo! A quick internet search or a quick chat with your new company’s HR person will help you learn a lot of the thing you might need to know in order to be successful…except how to make friends.
Can you wait till the application deadline to apply? Don’t be so sure
Some may see an application deadline and think, "Sweet, I have weeks to prepare my cover letter," but career experts caution against waiting too long.
How positive psychology can enhance your job search
There’s a new trend in the working world today — people aren’t only looking to change their job, they’re now looking to change their profession.
Why turning down a high-paying job for a lower-level role isn’t always bad
While accepting a lower-level role isn’t the only way to grow, it’s the route I recommend for maximum career-security, growth, and learning opportunities.
This is the biggest mistake people make on their resume according to a head recruiter at Amazon
A recruiting manager at Amazon said not explaining your job accomplishments clearly on a resume is one key way to alienate recruiters from the outset.
These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in August 2018
Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in August using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.
Don’t make this mistake when they call for the interview
Recently a client told me of a firing squad interview experience that warrants a share and checklist.
These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in August 2018
To help you find what you are looking for, Ladders has put together this list of companies hiring for the highest paying jobs as of August 2018.
You could have your resume plastered all over a race car if you win this contest
Looking to get noticed by potential employers? Well, this is certainly one way to do it.
Study: We all underestimate the power of a thank-you note
A new study published in Psychological Science finds that we underestimate the power of a thank-you message to our detriment.
How to apply to a job you’re not totally qualified for
If you’re finding a job that you don’t perfectly fit the requirements for but you really want to pursue them anyway, here are some things to keep in mind.