Articles on Job Hunting

Why Women Don't Negotiate

Women aren't as good as men at negotiating salaries, and that costs us. But there's a reason for it, and it's not just because we're scared to ask.

Hate Your Job? It Could Be Your Fault

We spend a lot of time getting to know our significant others, but we don't put nearly as much thought into choosing our jobs. Here's why we should.

New Year, New Resume

Working as Cinderella in high school is memorable, but that doesn't mean it belongs on your resume. Follow these tips to get your resume ready for job hunting in 2011.

8 Job-Getting Tips from a Guy Who's Hired 500 People in the Past 5 Years

August Nielsen hires people. Lots of them. He's waded through a sea of resumes and rejection letters, and his advice could help you land your next job.

Best Money Tips: Resume Buzzwords to Avoid

Today, we share the too-common terms to avoid on your job search, sincere ways to apologize, yummy stand-ins for dairy or mean, and more!

Linking to Wikileaks Will Hurt Chances of Landing Federal Jobs

State Department insider warns that such links will affect your chances of landing a Federal government job.

Best Money Tips: Job Interview Myths

Today, we share 10 myths about job interviews, green ideas for a sustainable Thanksgiving, and helpful tips for smooth carpooling.

Best Money Tips: Job Fair Tactics

Today, we share tips to help you get the most out of a job fair, some advice on writing emails, and a few creative ideas for repurposing old windows.

The Brag Book for Job Hunters: E-Book Review and Tips

Sometimes a little bragging can do you good. Learn how to move up in your career with a professional portfolio.

3 Sources for Freelance Work at Home Jobs

Freelance work at home jobs are easier dreamed about than found, it sometimes seems. Here are three free ones I like to check on a regular basis.

4 Smooth Moves for Graduates

If you're a recent college graduate, you must do everything possible to polish up your personal life and beef up your financial profile to stay near the front of the employment

Book Review: The Twitter Job Search Guide

I’ve been reading, re-reading, and testing out Twitter techniques from The Twitter Job Search Guide. The book is densely packed with strategic and tactical advice t

Job-Search Scams that Target High Performers

Scams aren’t just for the unsophisticated. Even a reasonable job-seeker with an ounce of urgency might be convinced by polished, persistent schemers who are pros

The Government Is Hiring: Who and Where

Bucking the employment trend, the government is also getting ready to add more jobs. Yes, the government is boning up to do some massive hiring. If you are in the job market for

Why a Lousy Job Can Lead to a Bright Future

In the past couple of months, two clients have landed great jobs in the midst of the worst employment climate in decades. The secret to their successes, I believe, were delivering

6 Ways to Use Technology to Upgrade Your Career

The Internet is a boon for doing all kinds of things -- including getting a better job and/or getting paid more at your current job. Technology helps us stay connected, learn somet

Best Money Tips: 6 Things That Make Your Cover Letter Suck

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We are ready to tackle 2010's federal tax bill, the pros and cons of debt settlement companies, and all the ways you shouldn't w

How to get a job--learn the secret from a bad movie

I've read a bunch of books on how to do a job search. They all talk about networking. They all talk about researching the company--knowing what they do and what they need don

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

What is Your Best Interview Advice?

I'm personally horrible during interviews. I'm shy, humble, blush easily, and have a bad memory. I can never answer those "Tell me a time when you..." hypothetic