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7 Resume Mistakes Grammar and Spell-Check Tools Often Miss

by LiveCareer | July 15, 2019

You can’t always rely on grammar and spell-check tools to pick up resume mistakes. Here are seven common errors that online applications might not catch.

Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

by Vault Careers | July 09, 2019

Advertisers know the key to grabbing your attention in a matter of seconds—use their techniques to sell a future employer on you and your qualifications in your next cover letter.

Tips for Navigating the Job Search Process in the Age of AI

by Greg Miller | July 07, 2019

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—especially on the job hunt. From application to offer, we've got advice on how to make sure even the machines know you're the best candidate for the job.

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."

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