• Crafting an Awesome Cover Letter
    Craft a cover letter that will land you your dream job with these tips.
  • What Does "Cover Letter Optional" Really Mean?
    There is some debate in the business community about whether cover letters are even necessary anymore. But instead of eliminating them entirely, what you’ll probably find is that more and more companies simply make them “optional.” But…what exactly does that even mean? Before you bang your head a...
  • 5 Ways to Shorten Your Cover Letter
    There are some basic mistakes to avoid when writing a cover letter, and making it too long is perhaps the most important one. But how do you keep it concise when you have a long and complex work history? Read on for some tips to keep your cover letter short and sweet.
  • 3 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid  On Your Cover Letter
    The most common mistake on cover letters, by far, is the classic typo. The last thing you should do before you turn in your application is get another set of eyes check what you’ve already proofed. However, there are a few more rookie mistakes that will often disqualify you from the very start. R...
  • Four Ways Your Cover Letter Should Differ from Your Resume
    Everyone knows cover letters and resumes aren’t the same thing—but exactly how are they different? Formatting is the most obvious and visually recognizable difference: cover letters are generally written in full paragraphs, while resumes feature specific job-related facts in bullet-point style. B...
  • Stop Sending the Same Cover Letter—Here’s how to Personalize to Make an Impression
    Writing a new cover letter from scratch for every job application is a time-consuming task. Want to personalize your cover letter to make an impression while simultaneously saving your schedule? Here’s how.
  • 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.
  • Recruiters Distinguish Between Good And Bad Cover Letters Within Minutes. Here's How.
    You can't judge a book by its cover—but you can judge a job applicant by a cover letter, according to recruiters. One quick glance at a cover letter, and a recruiter has formed a strong impression of you as a job candidate. If your cover letter is good, you'll get another look; if it's not, well,...
  • The Etiquette Of Writing And Receiving Recommendation Letters
    At some point in your career, you'll either need a recommendation letter, or you'll be asked to write one. Probably both. The letter might be part of a grad school application, required for a continuing education scholarship or even part of a job application. Whether you're doing the asking or th...
  • How to Stay Organized During Your Job Search
    Job hunting, especially during a recession, is a numbers game. This means you'll need to track multiple opportunities. Try these time-tested tips for staying organized during your job search.
  • 5-Minute Checklist Before You Hit Send On Your Resume
    When you respond to a job posting, you can be almost certain your resume will be one of dozens received by the hiring manager. Before you hit "apply," follow this quick five-minute checklist to give your resume the best chance of success.
  • How to Land a Job by Networking
    At times, searching for a job can seem harder than peaking Everest. Writing an exceptionally articulate cover letter, polishing your resume so that it demonstrates that you are the most outstanding employee in existence, and hoping when you click “submit” your resume actually reaches a human bein...
  • 6 Tips for Looking for a Remote Job
    If you'd like your next career opportunity to be a remote job, you're not alone: These six tips can make your hunt for a remote job more successful.
  • 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...
  • How to Work with Finance Recruiters
    Finance recruiters have one primary goal: to find the best match between organizations and potential employees. This handy guide will give the rundown on how to work with finance recruiters successfully.
  • Employment Outlook for 2019 College Graduates
    If you'll be a member of the Class of 2019, you're in luck when it comes to the job search. The outlook for 2019 college graduates is bright. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2018...
  • Job Search at a Standstill? Here's What to Do.
    Sometimes job hunting can be incredibly frustrating and disappointing. No matter how much experience you have, or how refined your skill set is, every job seeker feels like they’re hitting a wall at some point. So how do you break through that wall and land safely on the other side? When your ...
  • How to Build a Digital Presence as a Job Seeker—And What NOT to do
    Today’s savvy job seekers have more to show than their resumes and cover letters — some have work samples or portfolios, others have websites or digital hubs, and many have social media accounts to boost their personal brand. If you don’t already have a strong digital presence, or if your digital...
  • A Behind the Scenes Look at the Hiring Process
    As a job candidate, it's easy to get impatient with the hiring process. You know you're a good fit, so what's taking so long? The truth is, hiring managers are dealing with a lot behind the scenes. Although the process varies by industry, size of company and level of position, hiring managers typ...
  • Create an Amazing Experience for Job Candidates with These Tips
    You’ll want to create an amazing experience for those who apply so that the best candidate wants the job. Learn how.