What does your cover letter say about you? Does it compel or repel people reading it? You need to make sure your cover letter stands out and grabs attention from the get-go.
Out of all of the skills printed on resumes, multitasking is probably the most overused. It is rare that an applicant will admit that he or she is unable to manage more than one task at a time, but unrealistic to believe that the entire job-force has great multitasking skills. Here are a few signs that you are not a great multitasker, along with a few quick tips to help (because, multitasking).
We all know it is unwise to post pictures of yourself in your underwear on social media sites and just hope the recruiter you are meeting with next week never sees it. But which social media you like to use may affect how potential employers view you.
There's a reason why (good) friends don’t let friends tweet when they're drunk. It's because they have enough smarts to know that it only takes one inappropriate post to get a person fired or in a sticky dilemma at work. Let's take a look at some people who failed to protect themselves from the unforgiving winds of social media destruction.
Nowadays, recruiters are cracking down on background checks and are turning to social media to see what potential candidates are really all about. Safeguard your professional reputation by not committing these five social media offenses -- unless you enjoy being unemployed.
The key to landing the job you want doesn't always come down to having a perfectly constructed cover letter or even emphasizing your impressive qualifications. It might sound superficial, but it often comes down to your posture.
Do you have too many interests and don't know in which direction to take your career? We turn to the Quora community to see what members have to say about selecting the right career path, regardless of what tickles your fancy.
Don't let your social media derail your path to success. Here are five ways to help you align your social media use with your career goals.
Here at PayScale, we’ve highlighted the success stories of many career changers from all walks of life, age groups, and backgrounds. However, what we haven’t discussed in great detail are some of the potential pitfalls of switching careers. Any career change has a 50/50 chance of going either good or bad. For the brave at heart, a career change can be the best thing to happen to an individual seeking a new and better opportunity.
You already know by now that LinkedIn is a great tool to help with your job search, but it's also the place to be when you're NOT directly looking for a job. Passive job seekers are already employed, but willing to take on a new opportunity, should the offer fit the bill. So, whether you're actively seeking a job or not, LinkedIn is where it's at.