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5 common practices of people recruiters love to reach out to

We all know this person. That friend, colleague, or family member who seems to get hit up by recruiters for really cool jobs every other month or so—without so much as trying. Seriously, what is up with that? How is this person pulling it off? (And, is it OK to secretly hate him just a tiny...

Preparing for a Job Interview? Don't Skip These 6 Steps

Arriving at the interview without being fully prepared is a rookie mistake. You only have one shot at making it to the next step in the hiring process. Be at the top of your game and make sure you follow these steps. 1. Research everything you can. Don't wait for the...

Trickiest interview questions

With excellent perks, great pay and benefits, and high job satisfaction, employees at this year's 50 best companies to work for in America seem to have a good thing going for them. But before you start seething with envy, you should see some of the questions they had to answer to get...

8 most annoying mistakes you can make in your CV

Since launching Résumé Writers' Ink in 2010, Tina Nicolai estimates that she's read over 40,000 résumés. That's a lot of CVs. Over the years, Nicolai says that certain annoying mistakes tend to come up quite a lot. Some of these errors might not seem like a huge deal...

5 pieces of terrible résumé advice you should ignore

When it comes to résumés, there's a ton of advice out there on how to get it right. And, to be honest, some of it is just downright wrong. A lackluster résumé is the quickest way to get your job application thrown out altogether, so it's important to separate the helpful advice from the...

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