• Experience vs. Education – Which One Takes the Cake?
    Our parents told us to work hard and get into a good college so that we’d all have bright, prosperous futures. However, in today’s recovering economy, does having a degree necessarily make you a better fit than someone with ample experience and no degree?
  • How Facebook's Graph Search Is Good for Your Career
    Facebook has become one of the most renowned forms of social engagement and sharing for people around the world -- and now it’s taking it one step further. We’ll examine how Facebook has now adapted its platform to cater to the needs of the professional world, too.
  • Your Name Isn’t White-Sounding Enough, So Kiss That Job Goodbye
    Sadly enough, many candidates still find themselves victims of blatant discrimination during the interview screening process, despite legally enforced equal employment opportunity laws. We’ll take a look at how your given name can make or break your chances of winning that dream opportunity.
  • The Value of a Well-Rounded Education
    Critical thinking is a valuable life skill that we often develop during our school years. Many of the most successful among us earned well-rounded, higher educations and the ability to think critically.
  • 3 Networking Strategies That Resemble Stalking
    There is a fine line between networking or following up on a job lead, and stalking a potential employer. Don't be the guy in the clown suit that appears outside the window at night.
  • How to Get More Twitter Followers to Boost Your Career
    The more people you’re connected with, the more chances you have to catapult your career through social networking. We’ll show you five ways to gain more Twitter followers so that you can be on your way to welcoming new opportunities.
  • Why Your Profile Picture Is Making You Look Dumb (and How to Fix It)
    Unfortunately, they’re everywhere – those “what were they thinking” profile pictures that baffle the rest of us. If you’re one of the embarrassing ones who just can’t quite get your social media profile pic together, then here are a few valuable tips to help you save face online.
  • Over 50 and Looking for Work
    Workers over the age of 50 have their own unique set of problems to overcome, but there are ways for older job seekers to find work that suits them.
  • Want to be Successful? Then Get Comfy with Uncertainty
    A person's career rarely ever turns out the way he expected, oftentimes leading to feelings of failure and regret. We'll show you how expecting the unexpected on your career path is one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the end.
  • 3 Hot Careers for Recent College Graduates

    Brand-new college grads are always nervous about starting their careers, but the post-recession economic landscape makes today's workplace an even scarier place. To help younger workers focus their career building efforts, UC San Diego Extension compiles an annual list of hot jobs for new grads.

  • 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.