Should You Update Your Resume?

When’s the last time you revised your resume? Many people don’t even think about their resumes, much less updating them, unless they’re actively looking for a job. But, this could be a big mistake. Do you know that some experts …

Build a Better Cover Letter With These 5 Tips

Writing a cover letter isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. But unfortunately, it’s still a necessary part of the job search process. So, here are a few tips for helping you complete this chore in a way that will …

PayScale’s VIP Blog Roundup: Are You Sending Your Resume Into a Black Hole?

Many employers rely on Applicant Tracking Systems to vet resumes, long before your information ever reaches human eyes. In a perfect world, this would be productive for all involved – employers could save time sifting through resumes, and you could be assured that your excellent qualifications made it through to impress a hiring manager. The real world, however, is different. In this week's roundup, we look at how to use keywords to make sure your resume makes the cut, plus the decisions you'll always regret making at work, and the 15 things to take off your resume, starting today.