News and Articles About Resumes

Want to Impress? Don't Do This.
Leadership

Want to Impress? Don't Do This.

You may think people like and understand you, and want to help your business. You're dead wrong.
Steve Tobak
Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.
Education

Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.

While a college degree opens the door, it's no longer a trump card, finds career website Glassdoor.
Laura Entis
Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.
Video Games

Great at World of Warcraft? Put It on Your Resume.

Stephen Gillett, Symantec's chief operating officer and former Starbucks CIO, says the skills he learned playing the online game have helped him professionally.
Laura Entis
Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews
Interviewing

Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews

You'll need a well-organized resume, professional clothing and good answers to land that new gig.
Jim Joseph
What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters
Hiring Tips

What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

He was a genius artist and engineer. But did you know da Vinci also had some serious cover-letter writing skills? Here are a few things you can learn from the master.
Jason Fell
The Case for Updating the Hiring Process
100 Brilliant Companies

The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests.
Jason Ankeny
How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt
Human Resources

How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt

So long, stodgy resumes. This startup encourages job seekers to show some personality.
Wendy Frink
You Won't Find What Makes a Hire 'Special' on Their Resume
Human Resources

You Won't Find What Makes a Hire 'Special' on Their Resume

Businesses are all the same, which is why experience in your field shouldn't matter when interviewing job candidates.
Gene Marks
When Hiring, Bosses Choose Expertise Over Education
Hiring

When Hiring, Bosses Choose Expertise Over Education

In a new survey, business leaders place more importance on practical skills and knowledge rather than where a candidate got his or her degree
Nina Zipkin
5 Attributes to Look for in High-Performing Employees
Marketing

5 Attributes to Look for in High-Performing Employees

Finding impactful staff members takes a lot of hard work. Here are the attributes one company screens for in their candidates.
Ryan Caldbeck
This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job
Growth Strategies

This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job

What does Netflix, comedian Jack Moore and you finding the perfect job have in common? Hint: You won't find it on your resume.
What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?
Growth Strategies

What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?

The reason behind a fraudulent resume? Try envy.
Allison Linn
Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense
Growth Strategies

Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense

Here are the three criteria employers should look for in their new hires.
Chris Cera
Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes
Growth Strategies

Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes

Here's proof that job applications and calls for applicants need a second, third or fourth look.
Vivian Giang