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Create a great resume in 10 minutes

Do you want to learn how to create a great resume fast? Whether you’re starting from scratch or updating an existing document, creating a great resume does not have to take a lot of time. According to a recent LinkedIn article, it isn’t uncommon for individuals to spend anywhere from ...

The 10 most common job interviews—and how to rock them

When you schedule an interview for a new job, you pretty much know what you need to work on: body language, your handshake, and your resume-based anecdotes. That’s it, right? You’re ready to go? Not so fast…the type of interview you’re facing can add a whole new level of prep and ...

Who pays for out of town interviews?

Job hunting today is different from what it used to be—these days, it’s not uncommon to cast a much wider net while searching for the perfect position, exploring available openings beyond your local town or nearby city. While you’re searching for a job, you may encounter a situation where ...

How to answer problem solving interview questions

When you’re going on interviews in the hopes of landing a new job, you may invest some time in practicing how you’d handle the sorts of questions you think you might encounter while you’re in the real thing. The truth is, it’s impossible to predict how an interview will unfold. However, ...

Should recruiters know your salary history?

Throughout your professional life, you’ll likely go on a wide array of job interviews, and each one will be a different and unique experience. But if there’s one common element of all job hunting processes, it’s that they eventually must include a salary discussion. If you make it to the ...

Make winning small talk in a job interview

Although there’s a wide array of variables that can affect the types of interviews you’ll find yourself in when job hunting—from the industry and position you’re pursuing to the size of the room and the number of people whom you’ll be meeting with and more—your goal should always be ...

Take these things off your resume ASAP

We’re not telling you anything you don’t know when we say that today’s job market is intense—across industries and professions, every job opening is met with a rush of talented and qualified applicants from around the country, all vying for the same spot. With hundreds (if not more) ...

How to find out if a company’s culture is right for you

Every company has its own culture—what it values, how it approaches its mission, and what it expects from employees. The tricky part is that this is not always evident from outside sources. So how do you know if a company will be a good fit for you, outside of the baseline professional ...

The best references to give on a job application

Your job references aren’t just warm bodies who can verify that you’re "the best employee ever, and a totally great fit for [insert job here]." If done thoughtfully, your references can help you create a specific “hire me because I have these skills” narrative, or support the one ...

6 top phone interview questions and how to answer them

You’ve put your resume in for a job opening, and now you’ve got your first bite—a phone interview. The phone interview doesn’t happen in every application/interview process, but you might encounter it for two reasons: You’re currently far away from the hiring company. The company ...

MS Word tips for a great-looking resume

No matter how impressive your education and career have been so far, if you can't find a polished way to put it all down on paper no one will give you a second look. Put it this way: according to TheLadders, recruiters only spend six seconds looking at each resume. If what they see in that ...

10 high-paying trucking jobs hiring right now

Do you yearn to spend your days on the open road with nothing but your thoughts and the roar of the engine? Then you must be a born trucker. However, deciding to become a pro trucker is just the first set in the decision-making process. Now you have to decide what kind of trucker to be. After ...

How to answer problem solving interview questions

When you’re going on interviews in the hopes of landing a new job, you may invest some time in practicing how you’d handle the sorts of questions you think you might encounter while you’re in the real thing. The truth is, it’s impossible to predict how an interview will unfold. However, ...

Should recruiters know your salary history?

Throughout your professional life, you’ll likely go on a wide array of job interviews, and each one will be a different and unique experience. But if there’s one common element of all job hunting processes, it’s that they eventually must include a salary discussion. If you make it to the ...

How to triple your salary in 5 years

There’s a lot of debate about what the “American dream” entails, but if you ask a bunch of different people from a range of backgrounds, I bet you’d hear a common theme: making more money. More money in our chosen career path is a goal (unspoken or not) for just about all of us. Sure, ...

How to get a job in medical billing

You’ve probably heard about how the healthcare job scene is growing by insane amount over the next 10 years. But if you’re not necessarily interested in the medical side of being an allied health professional, where does that leave you? The good news is that there are lots of administrative ...