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What Your Resume Needs to Survive the Applicant Tracking System

In our Introduction to Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) article, we gave an overview of the software behind resume scoring. Essentially, these …

Employment

A Look at the 3 Top Resume Strategies

You can find plenty of advice all over the web about resume writing: templates, lists of words to omit (or include), common mistakes to avoid, and …

Employment

Writing Soft Skills into Your Resume

Some hiring agents define soft skills as people or social skills while others think of them as more general competencies like dependability, …

Employment

Visualizing Keywords in Any Job Ad

It can be difficult knowing which keywords to include in your resume. Unlike chemical formulas or parts of speech, there is no hard-and-fast rule for …

Employment

3 Places to Find Top-Notch Resume Keywords

Keyword research is an essential piece of resume preparation. Using the right terms for your skills and relevant experience could be the difference …

Employment

24 Good Questions to Ask in an Interview

When it comes to interviewing successfully as a job seeker, preparation is key. Part of that vital preparation is compiling a list of questions to …

Employment

Interview Preparation Sheet

Going through the interviewing process is an exciting and challenging time. Let’s look at a few practical interview questions and come up with a …

Strengths and Weaknesses Analysis

When interviewing, the most difficult questions are usually those that center on your strengths and weaknesses. A good interviewer will be observing …

5 Steps to a Successful Informational Interview

Did you know that 70 percent of job seekers find their jobs through networking? One of the most effective – but often daunting – networking tactics …

Employment

How to Talk about Being Fired in an Interview

Your interview is going really well! You and the recruiter hit it off right away, and you have all the skills they’re looking for. And then you hear …

Interview Tips: Tell Me About Yourself

You’ve submitted your resume for your dream job, gotten past the phone screen, and have been invited in for an employment interview. You’ve reviewed …

Dress for Success – Tips for Interview Attire

First impressions are critical in the job search world. Your resume has pulled its weight and landed you an interview, so now it’s up to you to …

Top 10 Job Interview Tips

Don't have time to watch the the entire "Acing the Interview" webinar? Check out the top 10 tips from our HR pro, Lisa Shuster, and ace your next …

Employment

8 Ways to Make Phone Interviewing a Breeze

Phone interviews help employers narrow down their candidate pool in a relatively quick way and make sure they only spend valuable time and effort …

Career Development