Articles on Job Hunting

6 Dumb Things Employment Recruiters See People Do

This former employment recruiter saw job applicants make a lot of stupid mistakes. Here's what to avoid if you want to get hired.

Techniques for Escaping Long-Term Unemployment

Not having a job isn't just financially trying, it can also be downright depressing. Help combat long-term unemployment with these techniques.

How to Distinguish Yourself Online From People With the Same Name as You

Who shares your name online — a fugitive? Or worse, a reality show star? Learn how to distinguish yourself from other people with the same name online.

Jobs That Offer Free Room and Board

If you're looking for a job with some non-traditional perks, check out these gigs that not only provide a salary, but also free accommodations.

Best Money Tips: Resume Red Flags to Avoid

Today we found some great articles on resume red flags to avoid, part-time jobs for retirees, and credit card 101.

How to Get Free Accommodations (and Paid Jobs) on Boats

Want to travel with free accommodations, enjoy gorgeous ocean waters, and even get paid for it? You can — just work on a boat.

Why Everyone Needs a Portfolio of Work

Creating a portfolio is a great way to stand out in a crowded job market, no matter what field you're in — and anyone can build one.

Best Money Tips: Ways Travel Can Help You Get a Job

Today we found some awesome articles on ways travel can help you get a job, 80-20ing your finances, and bundling insurance policies.

Secrets to a Great Phone Interview for Job Hunters

Phone interviews can be a nerve-racking way to "meet" a future employer, but they're increasingly common. Follow these techniques for success.

Weird Job Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Need to measure a building? Escape from a blender? Give an opinion on garden gnomes? Learn how to answer these and other odd interview questions.

6 Crucial Job Searching Steps Most People Skip

What's even more frustrating that not being able to find a job? Not being able to find a job because you skipped one of these simple job search to-dos.

10 Body Language Mistakes That Sabotage Most Interviews

Your resume is solid, and your answers to the questions are great — so don't let these body language mistakes ruin an otherwise perfect interview.

12 Unique Ways to Score a Job Interview

If you want to move from applicant to interviewee, don't just send a resume and cross your fingers — try one of these creative methods instead.

Your 31 Hidden Networks That Can Help You Land Jobs

Discover your hidden network of supporters who are eager to help you find a job or upgrade your career.

How to Find Unlisted Jobs and Win Every Salary Negotiation

Learn how to land a dream job, explain resume gaps & build awesome networks from NYT bestselling author Ramit Sethi.

Job Search Tips That Will Get You a Job in 2012

Make this year the year when you get a new job — or even your dream job — with this comprehensive collection of suggestions, resources, and more.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Business Cards? (Special $100 Giveaway)

Tell us if you use business cards and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or a set of die-cut business cards!

Impress the Future Boss: 9 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

Acing a job interview is a delicate art. Make sure you don't screw up — and do land the gig — by avoiding these mistakes.

Great Ways to Improve Your Resume Today

If you're applying for jobs, these quick and easy resume changes could make a big difference in whether or not you land an interview.

How to Get Great Job References

A glowing recommendation can make the difference in whether or not you get a job. Learn how to ask for great references so you can land the gig.