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The Best Ways to Spin Employment Gaps in Your Resume
People who’ve been out of the workforce for more than six months tend to have a more difficult time getting hired. If you’re in the midst of a lengthy job search, this information probably makes you worry as you submit your résumé. But you don&CloseCurly…
The Best Sites to Post Your Resume
Being in the market for a new job means posting your résumé online. This seems like obvious information, but if you haven’t yet posted your résumé anywhere, stop reading this and get it up on the Web as soon as possible. Or, better yet, finish reading…
5 Common and Major Interview Mistakes
Job interviews are hard enough without sabotaging yourself by making some major mistakes that hiring managers say are all too common. These seem like obvious interview no-nos, but they’re at the top of every recruiter’s list of things they see people doing all the tim…
The 9 Best Job Applications Ever
It's no secret getting a job these days is pretty tough. So that's why it's more important than ever to stand out from the rest of your peers, and we're not just talking clever resumes. See, going the creative route on actual job applications is another solid way to guarante…
Employment Laws You Should Know Before Taking a Job
All employees have basic rights. We can't be chained to our desks or held as indentured servants, for example. But do we actually know enough when it comes to the federal laws that govern our workplaces? You may have rights you didn’t know you had, particularly wh…
When Switching Jobs, Remember These 5 Things
The job market is pretty tight right now, so most days you’re probably thankful just to have a job that pays. But somewhere down the road that may not be enough. You may find yourself looking for a new position, even as you continue to hold down your current one. There are certain th…

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