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4 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Landing That Interview
Job seekers

4 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Landing That Interview

It may tough to land your resume in the "yes" pile, by following this advice will heighten your prospects.
Doug and Polly White
The 8 Biggest Mistakes on Resumes, and How to Correct Them
Resumes

The 8 Biggest Mistakes on Resumes, and How to Correct Them

Whether you're reading resumes or writing your own -- here are some common errors to look for and avoid.
Adam Toren
To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy
Ask the Expert

To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy

Our HR expert discusses what resume elements will help lead to an interview, what he looks for in employees and the importance of thank-you notes.
David Ossip
What Font Should You Use on Your Resume?
Job seekers

What Font Should You Use on Your Resume?

Here's a hint: Times New Roman is not your friend.
Nina Zipkin
Is LinkedIn Trying to Catch You Lying on Your Resume? Maybe.
Linkedin

Is LinkedIn Trying to Catch You Lying on Your Resume? Maybe.

LinkedIn has filed a patent for a fact-checking system that would likely be used to check user-generated content as well as resumes and bios.
Kia Kokalitcheva
5 Huge Resume Blunders -- and How to Avoid Them
Resumes

5 Huge Resume Blunders -- and How to Avoid Them

With recruiters spending an average of just six seconds reading each resume, one error is all it takes for yours to end up at the bottom of the trash bin.
Stacey Sykes
Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College
Hiring

Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

Grades don't matter either, says the search giant's senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock.
Geoff Weiss
5 Surprising Things That May Stop You From Hiring the Right Person
Hiring

5 Surprising Things That May Stop You From Hiring the Right Person

Don't lose out on that next great candidate just because you've made these mistakes.
Heather R. Huhman
Protect Your Company From Resume Fraud
Hiring

Protect Your Company From Resume Fraud

Unfortunately, fraud extends to job candidates, so make sure to do due diligence and verify the details.
Doug and Polly White
Want to Stand Out on LinkedIn? Consider Ditching These 10 Overused Buzzwords.
Buzzwords

Want to Stand Out on LinkedIn? Consider Ditching These 10 Overused Buzzwords.

Do you describe yourself as 'motivated'? The professional networking site says you should probably motivate yourself to come up with a more unique description.
Laura Entis
Are Candidates Who Job Hopped Worth Your Time?
Hiring

Are Candidates Who Job Hopped Worth Your Time?

If you're reviewing a resume with multiple, short-term job stints, you may inclined to pass. But not so fast.
Doug and Polly White
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