• Are You
    Google is taking the "birds of a feather" concept to a whole new level when it comes to finding qualified candidates. See how the company's new patented technology plans to locate prospective employees by using data from its current employee gene pool.
  • 3 Ways to Prepare for a Video Interview

    What's more nerve-wracking than a job interview? A job interview that involves technology and all of its potential for failure -- a.k.a. the video interview.

  • How to Protect Your Facebook Profile After the Recent Privacy Changes
    Facebook recently changed its privacy settings yet again, making the site (ironically) less private for users. Here’s a guide on how professionals can safeguard their profiles following the new changes.
  • Crowdfunding Your Salary: Wave of the Future or Financial Nightmare?
    Sites like Kickstarter.com and IndieGogo.com have put crowdfunding for creative projects on the map, but can the same model be successfully applied to an individual's salary?
  • Super Mario-Style Resume Is the Best Resume Ever

    Designer Robby Leonardi's talent is too huge to be expressed in anything other than 8-bit graphics. His interactive resume looks more like a Super Mario-style game than the standard CV, and it's getting a lot of attention from retro game lovers on the internet.

  • The 10 Worst Job Hunting Tips Ever

    The average number of people who apply for any given job is 118, with only 20 percent of those applicants being awarded an interview, according to a Forbes article. If you want to secure your chances at being part of that 20 percent, then be sure NOT to follow these 10 pieces of job hunting advice.

  • When Should You State Your Religious or Political Affiliation on Your Resume?
    Two success experts say it's acceptable to state your political or religious allegiances on your resume -- sometimes.
  • Job Search for Over-50 Workers Especially Difficult
    A new poll released this week shows older workers are unemployed longer than their younger counterparts.
  • 'Hire' Education: What Makes You the Best Hire?
    Nowadays, simply having a degree doesn't guarantee a candidate an interview, so job seekers need to know what will make them stand out in the crowd. We'll take a look at the infographic beneath the cut to see how job-specific training makes you the best hire.
  • 5 Ways to Get Noticed by Joining LinkedIn Conversations
    LinkedIn can be your best career advocate, if you know how to use it to your benefit. Here are five ways that joining LinkedIn conversations can help you make the connections necessary to boost your network and career.
  • The Most Important Part of a Job Search
    The hardest part of a job search may be landing an interview, but the most important part about actually landing the job is knowing how to effectively research a company. We’ll show you how to properly prepare for your next interview and begin a promising career.
  • 3 Ways LinkedIn Endorsements Can Help Your Career
    You’ve experienced the bombarding emails notifying you that someone in your LinkedIn network has endorsed one of your skills. We’ll show you exactly how you can use those endorsements to expand your network and enhance your career.
  • Shortcuts to Landing Your First Job [infographic]
    The unemployment rate for recent college graduates is an alarming 7.9 percent. We’ll examine an infographic start-to-finish guide on successfully landing your first job post-graduation.
  • 5 Ways to Manage Job Search Frustration

    Baby Boomers and Gen Xers: if you want to seriously bum out the youth of today, tell them about how you once lost your job, in the good old days before the recession, and had another one before your severance ran out. Looking for a job nowadays is tough, and it can take a lot of time and effort to find the right gig. To say it's "frustrating" is an understatement.

  • 20 Hottest Job Search #Hashtags
    Want to find a job using social media sites in 10 seconds or less? The use of hashtags -- those funny little number symbols found at the beginning of words and phrases -- has made the job search blazing fast for job seekers who spend their time on popular social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Here you will find a list of the hottest job search hashtags you can use to boost your job search.
  • Is This the Worst Cover Letter Ever?

    Cover letters are the bane of most job seekers' existence. It's hard to write one that doesn't parrot your resume, sound like a form letter, or feel fake to both writer and reader. However, no matter how hard you find composing cover letters, we can almost guarantee you've never written anything like this.

  • Here's What the Hiring Manager Is Really Looking For
    As it turns out, the good employers that provide promising careers want to hire you because of your strengths and your weaknesses. Don’t believe us? Then, read on to find out more.
  • What New Hires Really Think About on Their First Day

    Got a new job? Once the congratulations fade and the adrenalin rush is over, you'll probably grapple with a few anticipatory nerves. Here's what to expect from your first day on the job.

  • 101 Things Stopping You From Getting the Job You Want [infographic]

    There are an infinite number of reasons why you didn't get a particular job, from the interviewer holding onto the gig for a friend to your decision to overload on perfume or aftershave the day of the interview. So how can you tell if you're to blame for a lost opportunity?

  • Worker Who Quit via Video Gets a Response From Her Former Boss

    Remember that woman who quit her video production job via viral video? Well, it seems her former employers have a response, which they submitted -- you guessed it -- via viral video.