Nursing Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

by Emma Rowlands

Job Searching Is Like Playing Chess

by Alex Freund

Cover Letter Writing:
10 Tips for a Compelling Cover Letter

by Emma Rowlands

Interviewing With a Tech Company

by Alex Freund

How to Earn Money Online:
The Freedom to Work Anywhere

by Jamie Carter

How to Write a Resume

Tips on how to structure your resume for maximum impact. Step-by-step approach to resume writing.

How to Write a Cover Letter

Tips on how to write a cover letter that is compelling and produces results.

How to Answer Interview Questions

Techniques on how to effectively answer interview questions.

Download free resume and cover letter templates.

There are 2 sets of resume templates, with matching cover letters. One for entry-level positions. One for intermediary and executive positions. The templates are in Microsoft Word format.

Earn Money Doing Data Entry Online

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Job Searching Is Like Playing Chess

Job searching is very similar to playing a game of chess. Both activities have a significant element of strategy. But first, let’s you and I see eye to eye about the word strate...

How to Earn Money Online

With every passing year, technology makes it easier to earn money online. You can telecommute for a traditional company, start up your own business from home, or simply work par...

RIASEC Personality Type: Conventional (Organizers)

The last of the Holland Personality Types is the Conventional type. People with these personality traits are known as the “organizers” of the group for their organizational skil...

RIASEC Personality Type: Enterprising (Persuaders)

The movers and shakers of the world are likely the Enterprising types according to the Holland Codes. They are better known as persuaders because of their ability to convince ot...

Career Insurance, What Is It?

There are many types of insurance that we are paying on a regular basis and we don’t typically reflect too much on that since it has become routine. Some types of insurance are...

Networking for Stay-at-Home Parents

It has become increasingly common for one parent to take a job hiatus to raise kids. Often, as the kids get older and head to school, those parents decide they are ready to re-e...

Networking Tips for Students & New Graduates

Are you a student or new graduate? There is never a better time to start your networking. The market for jobs and internships is more competitive than ever, and oftentimes it’s ...

How to Network When You Are Unemployed: Just Put on a Happy Face!

Every unemployed professional dreads this question. Even though they know they should be - have to be - networking, the very thought can be painful if you are feeling discourage...

How Giving to Others Opens Doors!

I’ve been involved with a fair number of volunteer organizations during my lifetime, and I’ve always been amazed at how much people are willing to give. On the face of it, this ...

Trade Organizations and Networking Groups

Every occupation or field has a trade organization or networking group. Many have several. These provide growth opportunities. You are provided the opportunity to develop relati...

Networking Is Not a Dirty Word

You walk into a room filled with people. You look left. You look right. All you see are dozens of people wearing "Hi, My Name is ____" badges. You panic. You want to run and hid...

Cover Letter Writing: 10 Tips for a Compelling Cover Letter

A cover letter is an opportunity to give your potential employer a good overview as to who you are, the reasons you're applying for a particular job and what skills and experien...

How to Write a Cover Letter

The cover letter is your foot in the door, a single page explanation of yourself that is likely required in any position that you apply for. In fact, it is best practice to subm...

Tips on How to Write Effective Cover Letters

If the name of the contact person is not provided in the job posting, call the company or check its website to find out to whom you should address your application. If you deci...

Cover Letters: The Basics

Cover letters matter. A cover letter can be the most important part of any package you send out into the world: it's your opportunity to show hiring managers why you are the per...

Cover Letters: Why They're Important and How to Use Yours to Make an Impression

Once you've written a polished resume that's sure to impress potential employers, you should focus on your cover letter. Too many people underestimate the importance of this vit...

Cover Letter Series – Part 1: Grab ‘em from the Start: Killer Starts to a Cover Letter

Whether you’re trying to connect with someone you met on LinkedIn, through a job search board or a blind outreach to a company that interests you, your cover letter is the first...

How to Write a Resume

Interview committees receive hundreds of applications for a single position often with only a resume to help guide them to the best candidates. For this reason it is so importan...

Having a Targeted Resume and Cover Letter: How Important is it?

Gone are the days of the one size fits all resume. I am asked daily, do I really need to customize each resume and cover letter to each job I am applying for? My answer is alwa...

Sales Resume: How to Write a Compelling One, Including Examples

You know you are an amazing sales person; you can sell snow to a snowman, but how to put all of this information down on paper seems like a daunting task. When a recruiter or h...

How to Turn Around a Failing Resume

If your job search isn’t going the way that you planned, with applications going un-responded and no interviews in sight, then your resume is likely the root cause of the proble...

Best Practices for Financial and Accounting Resumes

With financial jobs being one of the 15 fastest growing professions according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), this is the perfect time to dust off that resume and make ...

Is My Resume Too Long?

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Nursing Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Whether you have only just completed your RN training and are looking for your first job, or have a wealth of experience and want a change, nursing interview questions can be to...

Interviewing With a Tech Company

Interviewing with a tech company such as Facebook, Hulu, Microsoft, Spotify, or Google is somewhat different from interviewing at companies in other industries, but the basics a...

The Politics of the Interview

The politics of the interview may not be something new, but it’s certainly an aspect most job candidates don’t recognize or that they’re unaware of. Every organization exhibits ...

How to Answer Interview Questions

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The Interview, Reverse Engineered

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What Not to Wear: Suggestions for the Ladies

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