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Objective or Summary: Which Resume Intro Is Best for Senior Roles?

by LiveCareer | June 03, 2019

Applying for a senior role? Here, we explore when senior professionals should use a resume objective, and when a resume summary would be more appropriate.

4 Surprising Mistakes Ruining Your Chances of Getting Hired

by Peter Yang | May 16, 2019

All of your job search preparation will be in vain if you set yourself up to fail. Here are five mistakes job seekers often make that end up derailing their applications.

4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Recruiters

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 13, 2019

Here are four tips for optimizing the job seeker-recruiter relationship to get the job you want.

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets a Response Every Time

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 07, 2019

Tired of sending networking emails that don't get a response? If you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to networking success.

5 Tips for Addressing a Layoff on a Resume or Cover Letter

by LiveCareer | May 06, 2019

Not sure how to talk about a layoff on your resume or cover letter? Follow these five bits of advice to effectively navigate this tricky topic.

Why You Should Include Your Interests on Your Resume

by Kaitlin McManus | April 26, 2019

Plenty of people will tell you not to list your hobbies on your resume—and we respectfully disagree. Here's why.

Your Comprehensive (ATS-Worthy) Cover Letter & Resume Guide [Slideshow]

by BambooHR | April 26, 2019

Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression, but without a solid design, human eyes may never see it! Our guide helps you beat applicant tracking systems."

4 Ways to Get Leadership Experience as a Student

by Kaitlin McManus | April 23, 2019

Most jobs require some kind of leadership experience—but how are you supposed to get it in the first place? Here we cover some ways students can prepare to lead the pack.

5 Job Search Myths Costing You the Job

by Peter Yang | April 17, 2019

Some job search advice out there is flat out wrong. Here are five common job search myths that might be holding your career back.

How to Approach a ‘Cover Letter Optional’ Job Listing

by LiveCareer | April 09, 2019

When you see the words "cover letter optional" in a job posting, is an employer fine with not receiving a cover letter or do they really want you to submit one?

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