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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests.

How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt

So long, stodgy resumes. This startup encourages job seekers to show some personality.

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.

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.

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?

The reason behind a fraudulent resume? Try envy.

Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense

Here are the three criteria employers should look for in their new hires.

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.

The 10 Most Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn (Infographic)

Want to stand out on LinkedIn? Avoid describing yourself as "responsible," "strategic," or "creative."

How to Impress the Robots Reading Your Resume (Infographic)

New resume-filtering technology means you should consider letting go of outdated rules and focus on making your resume robot-friendly.

A Lie-Detector Test for Resumes

In a tough economy, job seekers can be tempted to fudge facts or outright lie on their resumes. Here's how to catch them in the act.

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