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How to Scrub and Build Your Social Presence Before Searching for a Job

by Hannah Vicarage | February 25, 2020

It's widely known that employers check your social media accounts before considering you for a job. So if you’re thinking about looking for a new position, here are the four key steps to take to clean up and build your social presence.

6 Skills You Need on Your Resume to Get Hired in 2020

by Sarah Daren | February 24, 2020

The workplace is always evolving, so it’s important to adapt your skillset to meet the constantly changing demands of employers. Here are the six most important skills to have on your resume in 2020.

Do You Need an Objective on Your Resume?

by Kaitlin McManus | February 17, 2020

Putting an objective on your resume has been common for the last few years, but is it necessary? Read on to find out.

Lying On a Resume? It's More Common Than You Think! [Infographic]

by Vault Careers | January 31, 2020

How common is it for people to lie on a resume? ResumeLab surveyed 1,000+ Americans to find out who lies on a resume and which are the more predominant lies.

What’s the Number One Skill Employers Seek?

by Kaitlin McManus | January 31, 2020

Employers generally want their candidates to be well rounded, with a variety of skills and attributes. But what's the one that they value most? Read on to find out.

11 Tips for Landing the Job You Want in 2020

by Becky Holton | January 17, 2020

It’s easy to get mired in age-old job-search advice that’s no longer helpful. Here are the most important tips to take to help you land the job you want in 2020.

The Best Way to Add Travel to Your Resume

by Vault Careers | January 10, 2020

Knowing how to list the experiences, skills, and accomplishments that travel affords you can help turn your adventures into an asset for your potential employer. Read on to learn how to put travel on your resume!

Winter Break Career Prep

by Kaitlin McManus | December 24, 2019

With prime recruiting season around the corner, winter break is the perfect time to get organized for your job search. Here are four goals to strive for over the next few weeks so that you are ready to land your dream gig.

5 Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid so Your Job Application Stands Out

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 23, 2019

Making a mistake in your cover letter can land you in the reject pile. Here are five cover letter mistakes to avoid so that your job application makes it to the next round and—hopefully—gets you an interview.

6 Job Hunting Tips for the Holidays

by Jane Hurst | December 03, 2019

Looking for a new job is strenuous enough. Add the holiday season to the mix and the stress might be overwhelming. So here are six tips for job search success during the holidays.

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