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News

More companies lowering bar on degree and experience requirements

Job seekers have faced the frustrating conundrum of needing a job in order to get experience and experience to get the job. Well, not as much anymore.

Be less boring: Make your resume more like a meme

In 2016, Google Trends — which tracks the popularity of search terms — revealed a somewhat startling statistic.

How To

5 ways to get ahead in your job search – before you even start

If you were to jump ship at work tomorrow, how prepared would you be to start up your job search again? Here's what to have ready — before the time comes.

Advice

4 ways not to tip off your boss that you’re looking for a new job

Job hunts are almost never easy on the nerves, but add your office — and the possibility of your manager finding out — and you're in for a bumpy ride.

success

5 common career mistakes to avoid at all costs

Don't fall victim to these traps.

levelling up

9-year-old ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’ applied to NASA job listing

And NASA responded.

The Job Search

7 words smart job candidates avoid in cover letters

Ace the cover letter now.

Pop Culture

5 ways to rock your career, according to Netflix’s ‘Girlboss’

"Know what your sh*t is worth.*

science of work

Why being bilingual helps keep your brain fit

Are people who speak only one language missing out?

Future of Work

Want your unemployment check? Take this drug test first

Opponents says drug tests violate workers' rights, are expensive and turn up very few offenders.

Levelling Up

5 books you’ve never heard of that will change your life

These books will help you see the world in a new light.

Age in the Workplace

5 ways the new health care bill could change things for workers

Older workers and those who get seriously sick are likely to be the most affected.

Age in the Workplace

New study proves it really is harder to find a job as you get older

The largest-ever study of age discrimination says the trend is very real.

How To

7 secrets to success you can learn from the 7-year-old girl who impressed Google

A precocious kid can teach you a lot about finding a job.

Five Tiny Resume Flaws You Can’t Afford to Make

These often overlooked mistakes will make you seem careless.

Interview

Job interview preparation: How to prepare for an interview in 3 steps

Knowing what is expected of you before, during, and after an interview will put you in the best position to prove you’re the best candidate for any job.

Job Search

3 bold moves for getting the interview

How do you grab a recruiter's attention to get the job interview? Be different!

How to Proofread Your Resume

Should you proofread your resume backwards?

9 Tips for Getting the Referrals You Want

Need help getting the right references for your dream job?

Make Your Resume Answer Someone’s Prayers

Show you understand the employer's needs and embody the solution.

The Dos and Don’ts When Looking for a Position

The Dos and Don'ts When Looking for a Position It can be confusing and somewhat discouraging to look for a new position.

Your Job Application’s Journey

Knowing what recruiters and hiring managers do with your resume at every step of the application will let you set expectations about if and when you will receive a response.

Humor

10 tricks to appear smart in meetings

Funny because it's true.

Myths of the Job Hunt Exposed

Do companies only hire overqualified candidates?

Resume

7 little changes that’ll make a big difference with your resume

Wondering how to get recruiters to notice your resume and application? We're sharing the seven secrets to a more powerful resume.