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How do I use the right keywords on my resume?

Let me tell you what you, as a job seeker, are not.<p>You are not “outgoing, driven and dedicated.”<p>In no way can you work “independently” and …

Employment

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

Employment

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Your boss is working you to death

A new book reveals how economic precarity, technology, and unrealistic expectations are making us sick.<p>This month, New York City Councilman Rafael …

Why the secret to nailing an interview is the exact opposite of what everybody thinks

Congratulations, you’ve made the short list of candidates for your dream job. Now all you have to do is pass the final test: <i>How do I walk into the</i> …

Employment

This Resume Mistake Makes Recruiters Cringe and Hiring Managers Dismiss You Immediately

According to several resume experts.<p>When sifting through résumés during my time as a staffing manager, it was a huge pet peeve to review bullet …

21 tough interview questions you may have to answer if you want to work at Amazon

Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.<p>"I'd rather interview 50 people and not hire anyone than hire the wrong person," CEO Jeff Bezos once said.<p>In fact, Bezos used to interview every single applicant to ensure that the right people were tasked with moving his …

11 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

<b>• If you're wondering how to interview for a job, these tips</b> <b>can help you really take your interview game to the next level.</b><p><b>• From slowing down your speech to doing your homework when it comes to salary, these strategies will pay off in your next job interview.</b><p>Okay, you've wowed your potential …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

The fastest way to being a better, more successful leader is a simple habit most people overlook

Improving as a leader has enormous benefits to the people you lead and your own career. While most people know this, there continues to be a major gap in knowledge and execution.<p>Even with thousands of new leadership books on Amazon, creative wrappers on time-tested leadership principles, or blogs …

The 36-year-old CEO of Burger King asks job candidates 'Are you smart or do you work hard?' — and there's a right answer

Daniel Schwartz, the CEO of Restaurant Brands International — the parent company of Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes — is a business prodigy. He stepped into the role at age 32 after swiftly climbing the corporate ladder in investment banking and private equity.<p>Running a multibillion-dollar …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Jeff Bezos used to interview everyone at Amazon — and he looked for a key trait only the strongest candidates have

In the early stages of the building of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to interview every job candidate himself.<p>Bezos believed each employee played a key role, so the quality of new hires was as crucial to the success of the business as the products it sold. As a result, Bezos was not only obsessed with …

What Should I Say When Recruiters Ask What I'm Earning Now?

Dear Liz,<p>I decided to start job-hunting in September.<p>Then in October, my whole department got laid off. Now I’m at home and job-hunting full-time.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>The good news is that I hear from a recruiter at least twice a week. The bad news is that their first question for me is always “What are …

Employment

This is the scariest job interview question — and how to answer it

There’s nothing quite like the spine-tingling jolt of getting called in for a job interview after weeks of sending out your resume, crossing your …

Employment

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …