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How These Creative Go-Getters Used Social Media to Score Awesome Career Opportunities
Social Media

How These Creative Go-Getters Used Social Media to Score Awesome Career Opportunities

Sometimes, all it takes to get through the door is a bit of imagination, creativity and social-media know-how.
Lindsay Friedman
What to Do When Good Talent Has Suspicious Social Media
Hiring

What to Do When Good Talent Has Suspicious Social Media

Lies and embellished resumes. Inappropriate content: Turns out more employers are giving these job-seekers a second chance.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Ways to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find a Job

5 Ways to Find Your Dream Job

Finding a job isn't easy, but these simple tips can make finding a job easier.
Carolyn Sun
Warren Buffett: Focusing Only on Your Resume Is Like 'Saving Up Sex for Your Old Age'
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett: Focusing Only on Your Resume Is Like 'Saving Up Sex for Your Old Age'

Some saucy words of advice from the Oracle of Omaha.
The One Thing You're Doing Wrong on LinkedIn
Make More Happen

The One Thing You're Doing Wrong on LinkedIn

If you're going to buy into the whole personal-branding thing, then at least learn the first rule of branding: Keep it simple.
Steve Tobak
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
3 Ways to Identify Outstanding College Graduates
Hiring

3 Ways to Identify Outstanding College Graduates

How to look beyond the resume to hire exceptional talent.
Antonio Neves
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
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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
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