How to List References on a Resume (Templates Included)

By Mike Simpson Let’s face facts; writing a resume isn’t always easy. You have to choose the best resume format, discuss the right skills, cover critical achievements, and so much more, all in just a couple of pages. Then, if you need to fit references on a resume, too, it can quickly become overwhelming. Does…

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How to Write an Interview Follow-Up Email (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Nothing feels quite as good as leaving a job interview knowing that you rocked it. But after you write an amazing thank you email, what comes next? If you don’t get an offer soon, do you need to send a follow-up email after your interview, too? Or is that too much? In…

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Top 25 Best Job Search Engines for 2021

By Jeff Gillis Odds are, if you need a new position, job search engines are some of the first places you’ll head to explore opportunities. At this point, they are the tried-and-true approach in the eyes of the masses, making it easier to explore listings and find roles that feel like matches. But do any…

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How to Write a Resignation Letter (Templates Included)

By Mike Simpson At some point in your career, you’re probably going to resign from a job. After all, practically no one stays in one role for their entire working life; moving on from time to time is normal. In fact, it’s so normal that millions of professionals leave their jobs every month. That’s right,…

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How to Write a Follow-up Email After No Response (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson As a candidate, nothing is more frustrating than having what you think is an amazing interview and then… silence. While not hearing back from the hiring manager isn’t uncommon – as it happens to about 60 percent of job seekers – that doesn’t mean it isn’t annoying. Luckily, there may be something…

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What Is Your Desired Salary? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson What is your desired salary? It’s probably one of the most uncomfortable questions you’ll face during an interview. After all, talking about money is hard, more so when you’re put on the spot. Plus, your answer is likely to serve as a starting point for salary negotiations. Aim too low, and you…

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Why Can’t I Find a Job? – 20 Reasons (and Tips!)

By Jeff Gillis Why can’t I find a job? It’s a question plenty of candidates ask at some point in there.  In the end, a job search is almost always challenging, even if you’re incredibly well qualified. While the current state of the economy, where you live, your skillset, and other factors are definitely in…

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How to Write a Resume Profile (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Let’s face facts; looking for a job isn’t easy. As a candidate, you’re trying to find ways to stand out from the pack. You also need to ensure that the hiring manager can see at a quick glance that you’re the perfect candidate for the role. How can you pull that off?…

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20 Best Jobs for Retirees For 2021

By Jeff Gillis For many people, retirement doesn’t actually mean hopping on a horse and riding off into the sunset. Instead, it’s an opportunity, a chance to seize the reins and head off into a new direction, one that lets them work in a field that ignites their passion. In many cases, that’s what the…

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Top 25 Engineering Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Getting a call from the hiring manager is exciting. It’s a big ego boost to hear that they loved your resume and want to meet you. But it also means that you’re about to face off against tough engineering interview questions and answers, and that can be scary. Luckily, you’re taking an…

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