• What to Do if You Make a Mistake on Your Job Application
    From a typo on a phone number to an incorrect date, mistakes on job applications happen. What to do if it happens to you?
  • How to Make Irrelevant Experience Relevant During Your Job Search
    You may be worried that including irrelevant work experience on your resume could hurt your chances of landing your dream job. Then again, leaving that experience out could create gaps in your timeline. How do you solve this dilemma?
  • How To Use Linkedin To Enhance Your Job Search
    Are you looking for a job or always keeping your eyes peeled for that next awesome opportunity? Many people are using LinkedIn as a tool to help pave the path to their next career milestone. The popular professional network can be a good complement to your job search.
  • Crafting an Awesome Cover Letter
    Craft a cover letter that will land you your dream job with these tips.
  • How to Maintain Confidence During at Long Job Search
    Most of us start the job search with enthusiasm. Then comes the lack of responses, dead-end leads.Thankfully, there are ways to replenish your confidence during a lengthy job search.
  • 4 Reasons You're Not Getting Interviews You May Be Overlooking
    The job hunt can be a long, tedious process. Particularly in a tight job market, it's not uncommon for applicants to interview for multiple positions before finding the right fit. But if your job search never gets past the point of application, it's time to take a close look in the mirror. You mi...
  • 7 Ways to Stand Out in the DC Job Market
    Many career opportunities exist in the D.C. market, yet you'll find a lot of competition for some of these jobs. If you want to stand out, you need to make an effort to dazzle hiring managers. Here are seven ways to help you shine
  • 5 Things to Consider When Going Back to Work Full Time
    Any job search is demanding, but it’s extra stressful when going back to work after an extended absence. . You may be out of practice, but the skills and work ethic you’ve developed over the years remain intact. You simply need to remind yourself of this fact and find a way to promote your value ...
  • How Long Do You Realistically Have to Apply for a Job You Found Online?
    While a posting’s date will tell you how long it’s been up, it provides no indication of whether or not the employer is still actively looking. So, how long do you realistically have to apply for a job you found online?
  • How to Leverage Your Computer Savviness into an IT Career
    You consider yourself a bit of a technology expert. But your current job isn’t allowing you to take full advantage of your skills. Here are some tips to help get you where you want to be.
  • Looking for Seasonal Work? How to Land a Job for the Holidays.
    For many industries, the holiday season is the busiest, most important time of the year, so employers seek temp staff to see them through. It’s an excellent opportunity to bolster your resume and try something new or earn some extra cash. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for the seasonal j...
  • Are Cover Letters Still Relevant?
    A well-crafted cover letter is a golden opportunity to begin marketing yourself to the company. A cover letter also lets you introduce yourself on a more personal level, and that approach can make a difference.
  • What Are the Best Transferable Work Skills?
    You’ve perused a handful of job postings and noticed certain keywords crop up time and again. It seems every hiring manager wants someone who is detail-oriented, can prioritize tasks, and maintains strong relationships.
  • Transitioning to a New Career When You're Over 55
    As a 55+ worker, the workplace dynamic was different when you started your career. It was common for people to retire after a career with one employer in one industry. Since then the game has changed.
  • Your Guide To Heading Back To The Workforce After Years Of Absence
    Raising children, caring for a parent or downsized during a downturn—career breaks are becoming increasingly common. No matter the cause for your employment gap, there are steps you can take to smooth your re-entry. Here’s our advice.
  • Cracking the Job Code: Landing a Career in the U.S. Government
    Maybe you’ve heard through the grapevine that getting a federal job is too difficult, too competitive and too long of a process. Well, it’s time to put away your Grapes of Wrath, because my new government insider, Corliss Jackson, is about to share her secret recipe for federal job success.
  • 5 Things Recruiters Say and How to Interpret Them
    Talking to a corporate recruiter is tricky. A recruiter's objective is to fill open positions, and to some extent, recruiters are playing a numbers game. The more candidates they put in front of hiring managers, the more likely they'll place someone.
  • What You Should Know When It’s Suggested You Apply for Another Job at a Company You Applied To
    You've thoroughly prepared for the interview, down to rehearsing with a friend. You have a list of informed questions you’re ready to ask. But then comes the plot twist: Maybe you should apply for another job at the company, the interviewer suggests. How should you proceed in this unusual situati...
  • How to Make a Great Impression at Career Fairs
    Career fairs are hands down one of the best ways to network when you’re looking for a new job. So how do you stand out from the crowd in a room full of people all looking for the same thing as you? Read on for tips on how to make a great first impression and score the coveted goal of career fairs...
  • Are You In A Job That’s Wasting Your Time?
    Time is a valuable commodity—especially your time. The last thing you want to do is put years of hard work into a job, only to discover you should have been laying groundwork for your future elsewhere. Are you wondering if you’re in a role that’s wasting your time? Ask yourself these questions.