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How to Clean Up Your Social Media Footprint Before Your Job Search

by Ron Stefanski | June 21, 2021

To get to the next step in your career, you need to clean up your social media presence and create an employer-friendly digital footprint. Here’s how to do it.

5 Tips for Kickstarting an IT Career

by Jeremy Ambrose | June 14, 2021

Seeking a more fulfilling career? Look no further than IT. Here are five tips to hit the ground running and quickly grow your IT career.

5 Resume Mistakes Holding You Back—and How to Fix Them

by Dario Herrera | June 08, 2021

Here are easy ways to fix the most common resume mistakes holding you back from making the next best step in your career.

5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | May 06, 2021

Here are five tips that will help you update and beef up your resume immediately.

How to Write a Cover Letter Like Hemingway

by Derek Loosvelt | April 30, 2021

Ernest Hemingway used these five writing guidelines throughout his career. Find out how they can help you write better cover letters.

How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

by Stacey Perry | April 20, 2021

Follow these six tips to make your LinkedIn profile as strong as possible.

15 Tips for Using LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a New Job

by Gabi Casin | March 29, 2021

Hiring managers are increasingly using social networks to find talent. This is why it’s essential to have a professional social media presence if you’re looking for a new job.

Worst Answers to ‘What’s Your Greatest Weakness?’ and Other Common Interview Questions

by Erika Rykun | March 25, 2021

To be successful in your job search, you need to answer certain interview questions well—and avoid these candidacy-ending mistakes.

How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers

by Jamie Carlstedt | February 19, 2021

Here are four tips for making sure you’re taking the correct approach with your job search—and effectively communicating your skills, knowledge, and experiences.

How to Make an ATS-Compatible Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | February 16, 2021

Applicant tracking systems are widely used by employers, so how do you make your resume stand out to a machine rather than a human? This infographic shows how to make sure your resume doesn't get lost in the shuffle.