Gerald Buck

Gerald Buck

Gerald Buck is the editor of EJobApplications’ career resources, an online tool for job seekers offering free downloadable job application forms, career advice, interview and resume tips. He can be reached via email at or on Twitter @eJobApplication.

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7 Things You Need to Do to Win Promotion

by Gerald Buck  |  August 14, 2014

Promotion tends to make us think of moving up the so-called corporate ladder, but maybe we need to think about the importance of what we're doing on our level - lateral promotions. What you're doing now in your career is just as important. However, if working your way up is what you want then go for that. Just don't forget that there are other ways to show off your skills and experience. Whether you're moving laterally or vertically these tips will make sure you get the promotion you... Read More >

How to Jumpstart Your Post-Grad Job Search

by Gerald Buck  |  July 29, 2014

Congratulations on your recent graduation! It's now time to make the transition from student to employee. All of that studying will now be put into practice. It can be strange to spend two to four years studying what you want to do for your career and now have to use that degree to finally get to work in your chosen field. Celebrate your graduation and get started right away on your job search. Here's a little help on jumpstarting your post grad job search. Visit Your College's Career... Read More >

3 Ways to Tailor Your Resume For the Position

by Gerald Buck  |  May 08, 2014

Tailoring your resume is vital for landing an interview, and ultimately, the job you're applying for. You can't simply write your resume and send that one out to every job opportunity that fits your career goals. You won't get the responses you need. You need to customize your resume to fit each individual job application, and you can do so in these three steps. It will become second nature once you get to know the process. Start with a core resume that you will keep saved on your... Read More >

8 Interview Questions That Will Catch Hiring Managers Off Balance

by Gerald Buck  |  April 22, 2014

If you're at the point where you're preparing yourself for an interview, then you've already fought half the battle. You've made it through the gauntlet of application questions, recommendations, and resume touch ups. Now is your final shot. You need to not only ace the hiring manager's interview questions, but also another critical element - your questions for the interviewer.  Hiring managers spend all day interviewing candidates, so it's critical that you stand out. These questions are... Read More >

How to Leverage Your Strengths on a Job Interview

by Gerald Buck  |  April 03, 2014

Throughout your job search you will have many opportunities to showcase your strengths during a job interview. Your performance during a job interview is vital. Besides your well-prepared and detailed resume, it's the only thing the interviewer has to go by. When the interview is over you either get hired or you don't. One way to improve your interview is to properly leverage your strengths. Create a Mind Blowing but Brief Introduction Some call this an elevator speech, because it's... Read More >