Resumes / Interviews

  • Worried About a New Job Offer: Ask These 13 Questions First

    It may be natural to want to accept the first job offer that comes your way with a breath of relief, but taking more time to understand the offer and what you really want out of a job will pay off more in the end-- even if it takes several job interviews...
    By Deborah Walstad July 15, 2011 

  • vs. Career Builder: How to Choose an Online Job Search Site

    Like it or not, most employers are posting job openings online and want candidates to apply online. The top two websites, Career Builder and Monster, both have similar offerings for job seekers, but which is the easiest to use and has the best tools to...
    By Jean Scheid July 15, 2011 

  • How to Change Your Image for a Job

    Switching careers, climbing the corporate ladder or recovering from an unfortunate incident are all reasons to change your job image. Follow these suggestions to put your best foot forward at work.
    By Marjory Pilley July 6, 2011 

  • Can Facebook Help With Your Job Search?

    Facebook is an established personal and professional networking medium. A Facebook job search scores over specialized job portals as a powerful tool to identify vacancies and apply for jobs, and also allows for interaction with prospective employers.
    By N Nayab July 6, 2011 

  • Using Twitter to Search for Jobs

    Is job hunting getting you down? Your problem may be in trying to find a new job using old methods. Adding a personal component by taking your search to Twitter can give you the edge you need. Read on to learn more about trying a Twitter job search...
    By sherisaid July 5, 2011 

  • 3 Tips for Negotiating a Starting Salary

    There are no hard and fast rules to negotiating a starting salary; but there are a number of pitfalls along the way. Avoid selling yourself short while not giving an impression of being unaware with respect to baseline figures. Finesse the three steps...
    By Sylvia Cochran July 5, 2011 

  • Preparing for a Phone Interview

    If you know how to prepare for a phone interview, you’ll be a step ahead of many of your competitors. Learn about questions to expect, questions to ask, and how to conduct yourself on the phone.
    By theMallorys July 5, 2011 

  • What is a CV?

    What is a CV? A Curriculum Vitae is a detailed written information about a person's educational and working experiences to showcase himself in applying a job. Read this article to learn more about CV.
    By Kristina Dems July 5, 2011 

  • Creating the Best Looking, Most Effective Engineering Resume

    Whether you're a recent graduate or a veteran engineer looking to change jobs, this article is for you. The article contains sample resumes for entry-level and experienced civil engineers. It also provides advice on topics such as resume length and...
    By Erik Hinrichsen June 27, 2011 

  • Need References? Tips for Choosing the Right Ones

    References have always been part of resumes and job searches. The classic line, “References Upon Request” has been part of probably millions of resumes over the years. However, many of these resumes didn’t really have a prepared list...
    By Mike Sweeney June 19, 2011 
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