5 Tips for Networking at Work (Without Jeopardizing Your Job)

You’ve enjoyed your job. And you’re really darn good at it. But you’re starting to feel the itch. It may not be a full-blown burn (yet), but you’re wondering what it might be like to go do something else—in another …

The Difference Between a Resume and a Curriculum Vitae

By Alison Doyle Updated May 17, 2018 What Is the difference between a resume and a CV? The primary differences between a resume and a curriculum vitae (CV) are length, what is included, and what each is used for. While both are used …

15 Quick Tips for Working with Recruiters and Headhunters

by LiveCareer Staff Writer Article by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. If you’re engaged in a full-blown job search, you may wonder if you should work with a recruiter. Or perhaps you find that recruiters are seeking you out, whether you are job-hunting …

10 Job Search Tips for International Students This Summer

The pressure is on for the international class of 2018 who’ve received their degrees but haven’t yet secured U.S. employment. Although international students don’t need job offers to apply for their Employment Authorization Document (which allows them to work in …

6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available …

5 Better Ways to Talk About the 5 Most Common Resume Gaps

So, you’ve got a gap in your resume? Maybe you decided to travel, or go back to school, or maybe you looked after a sick relative, or you took time out to be a parent yourself. Whatever the reason, you’re …

5 Huge Resume Mistakes Google’s Head of HR Sees All the Time

Laszlo Bock, Google’s former Senior Vice President of People Operations, estimates that he’s personally reviewed more than 20,000 resumes over the course of his career. First of all, we’re sorry for him. But secondly, we’re pretty sure he knows a …

How to Quantify Your Resume Bullets (When You Don’t Work With Numbers)

You’ve likely heard the advice to add numbers to your resume bullets. It helps recruiters really picture the impact you’ve made in your position, and it frankly just sounds more impressive. See for yourself: Which person would you hire? Person …

Beat the Robots: How to Get Your Resume Past the System & Into Human Hands

Landing an interview for a position in a giant organization can feel impossible if you don’t have any personal connections. People often blame the sheer volume of resumes that are submitted—HR simply can’t review them all with enough detail to …

Phone Interview Tips

By Alison Doyle Updated July 03, 2017   While you’re job searching, it’s important to be prepared for a phone interview on a moment’s notice. Many companies start the interview process with a phone call to discuss the job opportunity …