job search

5 Great Ways to Network That Don't Feel Sleazy

Referrals and facetime are great ways to land new clients (or a new job) — but you don't have to be a phony. Put yourself out there with these tips!

6 Things You Can Do to Help an Unemployed Friend Find a Job

It can be hard to watch a friend struggle through a job search. Show them you care (and help them along the way) with these suggestions.

10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Become More Hirable

You can land that job by presenting the most hirable version of you. Here are 10 things you can do immediately to become more hirable.

6 Unconventional Ways to Find Your Next Job

If LinkedIn has stopped producing leads, it's time to take the job search somewhere new. Here are six great ideas that might get you your next gig.

10 Things You Did Wrong at Your Last Job Interview

Have you landed a couple interviews, but never the job? Maybe you're committing one of these common job interview mistakes.

8 Ways to Stay Upbeat on Your Job Hunt

Searching for a new job can be disheartening — stay positive and productive with these great tips.

Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed With a Few Attention-Grabbing Tweaks

A LinkedIn profile is becoming a necessary part of career development. Get yours noticed by making these important changes.

15 Bad Networking Habits That Will Kill Your Job Prospects

Networking is important to a successful job search, but if you're guilty of any of these habits and gaffes, you're better off staying home to answer Craigslist ads.

How to Sell Yourself to Potential Employers

First impressions matter at every step of the job search. Start presenting the very best you with these six must-do tips.

12 Words You Need to Delete From Your Resume Right Now

HR staffers see a lot of resumes — and a lot of cliches, tired idioms, and lazy skill descriptions in them. Make your resume memorable by cutting these awful words.

10 Secrets of Long-Distance Job Hunting

Ready to get out of Dodge but need to have a job before you go? Follow this guide and land a new gig in a new city before you've said goodbye to the old one.

How to Start Off Your Cover Letter Right

Follow these examples to write an effective, attention-grabbing cover letter introduction!

8 Common Job-Hunt Tips You Should Ignore

Want to get a job? Ignore this advice — and learn what you should be doing instead.

9 LinkedIn Changes Every Job Hunter Should Make

Recruiters and hiring managers are looking for you on LinkedIn. Follow this advice to ensure that when they find your profile, they'll like what they see.

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.

10 Outdated Job-Search Techniques to Avoid

Despite the changing times, people still rely on "tried and trusted" job search techniques...even when they're not in their best interest. Here are 10 to avoid.

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

Professional Resume Services: Are They Worth Paying For?

It almost seems like a silly inquiry, because after all, if you don’t know who you are then who does? The fact is, however, that no matter how well you know yourself or how good yo

E-Book Review: Discover Your New Job Online

In Discover Your New Job Online, a new e-Book by Thursday Bram, this Wise Bread blogger takes readers through the steps of landing a job using online tools.