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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...

What Not to Wear to an Interview

Other contenders, according to a CareerBuilder.com survey of hiring managers, include candidates with dirty fingernails, micro-miniskirts, t-shirts with offensive slogans and even bare feet! No...

Is Your Resume a Lie?

A resume is a marketing tool - it should showcase your experience and qualifications in the most succinct and relevant way possible. And that...

Do People Still Move Up Through the Mailroom?

Not too long ago, one of the best ways to break into a company was through the mailroom. In fact, Hollywood power players Michael...

A Glimpse and a Hook: Confessions of a Hiring Manager

The terrifying reality regarding your resume is that for all the many hours you put into fine-tuning, you've got 30 seconds to make an...

Follow-Up Letters Win Jobs

Most job seekers neglect to write a letter, assuming that once they leave the interviewer's office the interview is over. Well, it isn't. The...

Leveraging Contacts In Your Job Search Part III: Building Your Support...

We're asking you to take it a step further and use that contact to build a team of support within the company.  Having four...

Top Engineering Career Tracks You’ll Want to Take

Job description They design products, materials, machinery, factories, systems, structures, and much more. Their main work lies in ensuring efficiency, and working to constantly improve...

Handling Brainteasers and Logic Questions in an Interview

Tell me about yourself. Why does this job interest you? How many quarters would you have to stack to reach the top of the...

My Post-Grad Internships at Fashion Magazines in NYC

For an entire year after I graduated from Emerson College in Boston, I did the unthinkable— I worked for free. At 21 years old,...

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