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.
More and more hiring organizations are using computerized systems to track and filter resumes. Here's how to get your resume in front of an actual human.
If you want a new job but your resume doesn't have an extensive job history to catch an employer's eye, try these alternative ways to gain work experience.
Today we found some awesome articles on how to avoid 6 big resume flaws, unique ways to make extra money, and saving money as a stay at home mom.
Today we found some awesome articles on free resume tools, keeping summer exciting for the kids, and signs that now isn't the time to retire.
Want to improve your resume and general workplace awesomeness? Try taking on one of these fun (and surprisingly useful) activities.
Today we found some great articles on resume red flags to avoid, part-time jobs for retirees, and credit card 101.
Today we found some awesome articles on improving your resume with travel, avoiding using your emergency fund, and affordable presents for dad.
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.
Today we found some fantastic articles on creating the ultimate resume, tips to investing in rental property, and things you can sell to pay down debt.
Resumes aren't just useful for job seekers — they're also great for college-bound students. Learn (and why!) to build a resume for a high schooler.
Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make your resume rock, what to do when you need emergency cash, and ways to eat at home and beat the summer heat.
Today we found some great articles on common resume misconceptions, how to break bad financial habits, and getting the best hotels for the lowest rates.
Sorting through a stack of resumes is no fun. These five shortcuts may not change that, but they'll help you quickly spot the keepers.
There are countless products out there that help job seekers format and lay out resumes to look beautiful and readable on paper. I believe that the appearance of a resume is defini
Self-promotion is not easy. Whether you're a high six-figure consultant, or earning $10 an hour in retail, you still have to talk about yourself in the right way. And one of the ke
When I was in college, I worked in the computer center. When my boss wanted to hire a new operator, he asked a couple of us to go over resumes. That experience, which gave me som
You've written, edited, and polished your resume. It's taken hours, days, or even weeks and now you're ready to start distributing the resume to potential employers. Should you sti
A few weeks ago, I won a copy of Excuse Me, Your Job Is Waiting: Attract the Work You Want from Consumerism Commentary (thanks, Flexo!). If the sign above describes your job, then this book is for you!
There are times when spending is the same as investing. And when it comes to putting your best face forward in a job search, you should invest in yourself.
Invest... in a resume writer.
Become a fan
Subscribe via email:
Featuring Wise Bread's interviews with subject experts.