Articles on Job Hunting

Stupid Things to Put in Your Cover Letter

Crafting a compelling, convincing cover letter is not easy. Discover how to write a good one by learning what to avoid.

How to Quit Your Job

Leaving your job is not as simple as yelling "I quit!" (even if that's what you want to do). Discover how to take the right steps to ensure your future success.

4 Reasons Why You Should Support Your Local Library

Libraries nationwide are succumbing to budget and service cutbacks. Discover why it's more important than ever to support these community institutions.

Best Money Tips: Help Your Job-Hunting Kid

Today we found some great articles on ways to help your job-hunting kid, ways to stretch your vacation dollar, and saving money on gas.

25 Awesome Websites to Help You Get a Job

From niche job searches to finding fantastic freelance gigs to resume help and much more, these 25 job websites will help get ahead in getting employed.

How to Thrive Before, During, and After Job Fairs

Going to a job fair unprepared can be terrible. Use these tips to make sure your job fair experience is as effective and useful as possible.

Career Advice for Those With Vanishing Professions

From manufacturing to travel agents, certain jobs and industries seem to be heading the way of the dodo. Here's what to do if your profession is vanishing.

10 Outdated Job-Search Techniques to Avoid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.

Best Money Tips: Ace Your Next Job Interview

Today we found some awesome articles on acing your next job interview, signs you've taken frugality too far, and unexpected tax deductions.

How to Avoid Getting Hired

Do you want a job? Are you sure? Because if you are doing any of these things, you won't get one.

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.