8 words that you should delete from your CV right now

Reworking your CV for every new job application can make you feel complacent about the contents. You assume it must be at its best if you're constantly refreshing it, but if it still isn't getting you to the interview stage, the problem may be something more substantial. Maybe, you're just a failure.

August 10, 2016

The Free LinkedIn Tool That'll Make it So Much Easier to Connect With Awesome People

How many times have you heard the saying, "It's not what you know but who you know?" Hundreds, right? Whether or not that's your go-to philosophy, tapping your network can help you land a job. ( It's a fact.) But building relationships does even more than uncover job prospects: It's one of the key skills needed to succeed in your career.

August 10, 2016

27 annoying words on your résumé that make hiring managers cringe

While many large companies use automated résumé-screener software to cut down the initial pool of job applicants, loading your résumé with meaningless buzzwords is not the smartest way to get noticed. "Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional-placement firm Robert Half.

July 31, 2016

11 jobs that you wouldn't think pay $100k

Your childhood dream of being a pilot just became appealing again. Employment review site Glassdoor has released a list of 11 unexpected jobs that pay $100,000 or more. Career paths highlighted include special agent, geophysicist, regional sales executive and software architect. The highest paying job on the list is reservoir engineer, which has a total median pay of $143,000.

July 30, 2016