Articles about The Job Search
What a recruiter actually cares about seeing on you resume
In my eight years as a recruiter at an investment bank, I reviewed thousands of resumes. I’ve seen and learned a lot, from the importance of proofreading to the art of formatting. It’s enough to know that there isn’t one acceptable format or approach to creating an awesome resume.
Why social media could be your secret weapon to scoring that next job
It’s not common to think that social media and job searching go perfectly hand in hand. In fact, many people keep their accounts private “just in case.” While we agree that you shouldn’t be posting your fourth time doing a shot-ski to Instagram for the world to see, if you’re smart about how you use social media, it could help you score your next job.
“Cool” job! Different words attract job candidates in different cities
If you're an employer seeking top candidates, think carefully about describing a job you need to fill as "cool."
Salary negotiation tips from Uber executive Bozoma Saint John
To get the best possible outcome for your paycheck, you need to arm yourself with knowledge about best practices. As part of your battle preparation, consider the advice of Uber Chief Branding Officer Bozoma Saint John.
These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable
These 15 steps will make you more successful.
STUDY: Men puff up their successes on LinkedIn, while women undersell themselves
Man fired by text message from his new job for getting stranded in Hurricane Harvey
He's stuck in Houston without a job.
New analysis: Americans are the smiliest people on LinkedIn
Nothing beats a broad, friendly smile in the professional worlds of America.
New app scans your face and tells companies whether you’re worth hiring
Companies are letting the robots take over the first interview.
Want to never get fired? Move to these countries with super-long job interviews
The longer it takes to get hired, the more likely it is you could get to stick around for a while.
This is why companies like Apple hide their coolest jobs from you, and what to do about it
Companies want better candidates. Here's how to be one.
How to feel less insecure while applying for new jobs
Keep your confidence up.
5 important ways to talk about disability during a job search
A little preparation can transform a tough process.
2 million job candidates are desperate to work for Google. Why?
How one company became among the most desired.
5 smart ways to protect your job from the coming robot invasion
Don't sit by silently.
This is the best way to talk about being fired in a job interview
You can make it better.
8 fascinating facts about job interviews in China
Pro tip: Avoid Ghost Month
5 ways you can make a new city feel like home
You land your dream job, but there's one big catch— it's all the way across the country.
7 words smart job candidates avoid in cover letters
Ace the cover letter now.
The American healthcare industry is growing fast, June jobs report shows
Healthcare is growing fast— but that doesn't mean it will pay well.
Why savvy people reject some job offers to be more successful
Only choose jobs that move you forward.
3 excruciating email blunders we never recover from
Never use email if you can avoid it.
5 secret signals that your interviewer likes you
You can guess how well you did.
4 easy ways to leave a job on good terms
Go out with grace.
This is why hiring managers aren’t getting back to you — and what you can do about it
Yes, it is the actual worst.