Want to wow an employer with your skills, and create a memorable impression of the quality of work you’ve done?
Consider building a portfolio—a collection of your past work samples— to bring to interviews, send to prospective employers, or even post online.
The job market is improving for older workers, but many still deal with the concern that they may appear overqualified to a prospective employer.
Mount a defensive against this assumption by putting yourself in the employer’s shoes.
Your cover letter is often your best opportunity to sell your skills and show your interest in a position.
For young adults, getting that elusive “work experience” needed to get hired is a catch-22.
How do you get experience when no one will hire you without experience?
Looking for a job can be a lonely business.
Participating in a job club can give your job search structure and connection.
Is a criminal record interfering with your job search and other goals? You may be able to seal your record and make a new start.
Having a hard time getting an interview? It might be time for an updated strategy.
Read more from guest blogger Aaron Ramsey.
These days, the first screening of your resume and job application is not likely to be done by a person but by a computer using ATS (Applicant Tracking System) screening software
Is there anything more frustrating than sending out your thoughtfully-crafted resume to apply for one job after another – and never hearing back?
Take steps to rescue your resume from the screening trap and get it into the hands of a hiring authority.