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New Glassdoor Report Reveals Diversity Will Be Major HR Focus in 2018

As we look ahead to the new year, career experts and recruiting professionals make predictions on trends for 2018. In addition to...

10 Easy Skills to Pick Up Before Applying to a Job

So you’re writing your new resume, and suddenly you get to the “skills” section. You pause. Wait! What skills do I actually…

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 “Ask a Resume Writer: Should I Update My Resume, or Start from Scratch?”

“At what point do you stop just tacking on new information to the resume and start over? I can’t tell whether what…

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4 Ways to Make Your Freelance Resume Full-Time-Job Worthy

I’ve got a confession: even after 4 years of out-earning my full-time salary as a freelancer, sometimes I dream about what it…

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What’s The Deal With Invasive Job Applications?

Job searching invites a range of emotions: it can be worrisome to disengage from an ill-fitting position, to nab your first professional…

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An HR Expert Who’s Reviewed 40k+ Resumes Says These 7 Mistakes Drive Her Crazy

Let’s be honest — writing a resume usually isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. Tailoring a resume for specific companies over…

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Ask a Resume Writer: Where Do I Start?

“I need a new job, but don’t have a resume. Where do I start?” Daunting, isn’t it? Go down the Internet “black…

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14 Essential Tips for Writing a Rockstar Resume

Your resume is your first line of defense on the quest for a new job. Before hitting send, you should do everything…

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7 Skills to Leave Off Your Resume

When writing a resume, some folks subscribe to a “spaghetti on the wall” philosophy — throw everything that you’ve got on it…

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Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Sound Less Passive?

“My resume reads like I’ve been a passive spectator in my own career, not a player. What am I doing wrong?” Initiative…

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Lying on Your Resume? Here’s How You’ll Get Caught

Honesty isn’t the best policy, at least according to some job seekers. People often stretch the truth on their resumes and cover letters in…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Resume Editing

Usually, practice makes perfect, but in the case of resume writing, meticulous editing and fine tuning are what’ll lead you to the…

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This Wacky Cover Letter Scored Me My Dream Job

If there’s one way to make a recruiter yawn, it’s submitting a dry, dull cover letter that’s essentially a reworked version of…

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