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Advice

6 keys to declutter your resume right now

Common wisdom tells us to limit all the important information on our resume to a single page, with just the highlights. Here's how to do it right.

Job Search

This CEO believes resumes are becoming obsolete — here’s why

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, believes that the key to finding strong talent isn’t looking at more resumes — it’s about looking in non-traditional places.

Advice

5 words upper-level Fortune 500 employees use to stand out on LinkedIn

A study of 750 LinkedIn profiles of workers at Fortune 500 businesses, showing the top words included include "leader,"  "strategic," and "innovative."

Advice

#UnqualifiedForTech shows us that jobs define ‘qualified’ all wrong

Being qualified for a job means you can do the job you are hired for, not what your college major was for. Your unconventional background can be a plus.

Advice

6 reasons recruiters say they’ll toss your resume in the trash

These things will make your resume stand out — in a bad way.

Animals at Work

What this ridiculously adorable dog can teach you about writing your best resume

Mowgli can teach you a thing or two.

News

Nearly half of us are lying on our resumes, survey finds

Lies will sink your career. Every time.

success

5 common career mistakes to avoid at all costs

Don't fall victim to these traps.

levelling up

9-year-old ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’ applied to NASA job listing

And NASA responded.

Marc's Newsletter

Here’s how to supercharge your resume in 38 minutes

So what makes a good resume? The first thing you need to know is what your resume is actually for. The answer may surprise you — and change the course of your career.

The Job Search

7 words smart job candidates avoid in cover letters

Ace the cover letter now.

Marc's Newsletter

Even a genius has to sell himself… the resume of Leonardo da Vinci

Before he was famous, before he painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, before he invented the helicopter, before he drew the most famous image of man, before he was all of these things, Leonardo da Vinci was an armorer, a weapons guy, a maker of things that go “boom”.

Palace Intrigue

High school principal’s downfall shows lying on a resume wrecks your career

Lying on your resume can quickly become a firing offense.

Resume

12 tips for your best resume ever

Here's how to create a resume that will stand out for every kind of job.

Transitions

Why having just one resume won’t get you hired

We must all consider how we can pivot and keep our careers progressing.

Age in the Workplace

New study proves it really is harder to find a job as you get older

The largest-ever study of age discrimination says the trend is very real.

The 8-minute resume

We’ve had over a year of experience now with our powerful, free Resume Reviewer, which does a terrific job at helping you understand what’s wrong and what’s right with your resume.

Five Tiny Resume Flaws You Can’t Afford to Make

These often overlooked mistakes will make you seem careless.

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Our very popular Resume Reviewer launched last year.

What Gets Your Resume to the Hiring Manager?

Beat the ATS by tweaking your resume with these simple tips.

8 Essential Tips for Writing Your Resume

Sell your hard skills effectively with these resume writing tips.

10 Skills that Look Great on Any Resume

Showcase these on your resume and increase your chances of getting the interview.

The Y2K Bug… on your resume

You may remember this global panic around the turn of the century.

How to Proofread Your Resume

Should you proofread your resume backwards?

Make Your Resume Answer Someone’s Prayers

Show you understand the employer's needs and embody the solution.