Paid Time Off from Work

Employers know their employees need a break once in a while. That's why companies offer paid time off (PTO) in the form of vacation days, holidays, personal leave, and sick leave. The definition of paid...

Internships: A Win-Win for Employers and Students

For employers who are looking for the cream of the crop among college-educated, entry-level employees, an internship program is the best way for them to build a pipeline of talented, young professionals. "The market for...

What are Resume Keywords?

Keywords are specific words or phrases that job seekers use to search for jobs and employers use to find the right candidates. Keywords are used as search criteria in the same way you do...

How to Stay Calm while Searching for Jobs

Searching for jobs and internships can become an incredibly stressful experience for some people.

What to Look For in a Company

If you're stumped on what to look for in a job, here’s one piece of advice: it's not all about the Benjamins, a.k.a. a good starting salary. For those of you just starting out in...

Cover Letter Basics

If you're banking on the assumption that no one is going to read your cover letter, that it's just going to get clipped behind your resume or discarded altogether, you're wrong. Your cover letter...

5 Things Your Cover Letter Must Cover

Your cover letter is your opportunity to, succinctly, tell the employer why you are the best fit for the job. Think of it in terms of a personal marketing piece that augments your resume....

Expect the Unexpected: 15 Wild Card Interview Questions

Perhaps you are one of those job seekers who has their interview outfit perfectly pressed, copies of your resume printed on thick paper tucked neatly in a fancy folder, a Montblanc pen that latches...

Sample Resume: Marketing

Jane James 123 Main St Boston, MA 02101 (123)-456 7890 Email: jane@domain.com OBJECTIVE Obtain marketing / management position in music industry. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Experienced promotions director for three national web sites focusing on new and upcoming musical acts. All types...

Sample Resume: Sales

Joe James 123 Main St, Boston, MA 02109 Residence: 123.654.5555 Email: jdoe@domain.com Objective: An Automotive Sales Management position that will effectively utilize acquired expertise, creative talents and commitment to excellence. Desire a position with career growth potential. Summary Of Qualifications: ...

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