Your cover letter, if executed properly, can be a powerful tool in your job search. It goes beyond the information listed on your resume, and really illustrates who you are as a candidate and why you're perfect for the job. Once you put together your cover letter, make sure it hits all the right marks by asking yourself the following three questions. Show More Summary
In 2008, Bindu Reddy left her job as product lead on Google Apps — she was involved in the earliest planning stages of the search giant's ill-fated social networks, Google Buzz and Google+, but saw the writing on the wall. "It was clear...Show More Summary
WayUp, a job marketplace for recent college graduates, has closed an $18.5 million dollar Series B round -- one of the biggest for a woman-led company so far this year.
Traveling to job interviews. Dry-cleaning your best suit. Printing resumes on quality paper. Working with a job search coach. If you engaged in any job search activities in 2016, you may be able to deduct the related expenses from your taxes. One of the most important things to note about job search tax deductions, is […]
Job searching is an emotional roller coaster. Your confidence soars after a round of great interviews and promising feedback, which only amplifies the disappointment of not getting a job offer. Unfortunately, hiring decisions are beyond your control, and you never know which details are most important to hiring managers. Show More Summary
Recent college grads need a better way to search for jobs. Or at least, that’s the thesis of New York-based WayUp, which recently raised $18.5 million in Series B funding to execute on this vision. Trinity Ventures, which led the investment,...Show More Summary
How much does it cost to find a new job? A lot of it depends on your industry, job level, and how long the process lasts. According to Jobvite’s latest data, it takes an average of 28 days from application to hire – but that’s assuming you get that all-important first call for an interview. Show More Summary
The transformation in how applicants craft a resume has significantly impacted how candidates compile their experience and skills during the job search. Instead of just listing your skills, new and innovative strategies to compilingShow More Summary
When your Bloomberg Media title is global chief revenue officer, it makes sense that the job would entail crisscrossing the world in search of ROI and more. This morning, at Bloomberg headquarters in New York, Keith Grossman held his monthly town hall meeting on the heels of some truly impressive globetrotting. He kicked things off...
Ageism may be illegal, but that doesn't mean older workers don't suffer from age-based prejudice during a job search. Although you can't change your age, there are a few things you can do to fight employer ageism. Here are three tips to make yourself an attractive hire at any stage in life. Show More Summary
If you're fresh out of high school or college and seeking employment, you need an entry-level resume for your job search. With so much resume writing advice geared toward people who have years of experience, it's easy to feel unsure about how to create a resume that can work for you. Show More Summary
Uber's president of ridesharing, Jeff Jones, is leaving the company after less than a year on the job, Recode reported on Sunday. Jones' departure is not a direct result of the company's search for a new COO, one that could've outranked...Show More Summary
Oklahoma State will be searching for a new head coach for the second year in a row, and Doug Gottlieb figures to factor in once again.The former Oklahoma State point guard-turned-broadcaster is expected to make a run at the job, according...Show More Summary
A career is far different from a job. The trick to success lies in understanding that difference, finding a career you love, and getting paid to work on your passion. It’s what a “dream job” is all about. But it’s easier said than done. Show More Summary
Although technology makes a job search and application process easier for job seekers, a survey conducted in 2016 shows a wide gap and disconnect on the human resources side of the job search equation. The survey, called the "ActiveShow More Summary
When it comes to our job searches, whether we’ve realized it or not, we all have experienced the Applicant Tracking System. The Applicant Tracking System, or ATS, is the system that recruiters use to view applications that candidates have sent […]
It's no secret that the workforce is competitive. However, the job search is just as competitive. How you handle yourself before, during and after each job interview can make or break your chances of receiving a job offer. Seal the deal with follow-up strategies after the interview to make a lasting impression with employers. Show More Summary
Five years after one glorious season, the Golden Flashes are still searching. I was about 50 words into the intro for this piece, marveling at Kent State’s near bid into a BCS bowl five years ago, until I realized I had already written...Show More Summary
Imagine you go to a job search networking meeting for the first time, and the leader at one point informs the audience that everybody will have a chance to stand in front of the group and present an elevator pitch. I vividly remember such a scenario more than 10 years ago at a meeting with … Read the Rest ?
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's former governor says he's had trouble finding a job, even part-time teaching positions, because of backlash from legislation he signed involving transgender rights.