No, Analytical Skills Aren’t Just for Analysts—Here’s How to Show Yours Off in a Job Search

You know that your skills are important when you’re looking for a job. You know you need some combination of hard skills and soft skills, and likely some technical skills as well. But when you hear the phrase “analytical skills,” …

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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

It's a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at least, …

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How to Feel More Confident in Interviews

When you land an interview, you often feel instant joy. Unfortunately, this joy can soon be replaced by anxiety—and that can wreak havoc on your confidence. The good news is there are several distinct ways to fight this anxiety, boosting your …

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The Right Way to Include Your Work Experience on a Resume (With Examples)

We all know resumes are important. They’re your first impression. The highlight reel of your qualifications. The tool that you can use to land an interview (and ultimately a job).

Your past experience takes up the bulk of your resume …

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6 Steps to Beginning a Career in SEO

Search engine optimization has grown from a minor web development skill into a full-time position. Today, if a web user can't find a company online, it's toast. This fact has given rise to specialists who have mastered navigating the chaotic …

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A Day in the Life: Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

6:00 AM: I wake up and head to work—a 30-second walk to my home office! I go over my schedule for the day and respond to pressing e-mails.

7:00 AM: I either begin work at home or travel to hospitals …

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Ask the Experts: How to explain to an employer a resume gap caused by the COVID-19 pandemic


I’ve been out of work for months due to the COVID pandemic. I’ve been job searching the entire time but not attending school, volunteering, etc. so I’ve got a pretty big gap on my resume starting in the spring. …

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7 Strategies Every Recruiter Needs to Find the Best Candidates

To hire quality employees with the right skillsets requires a lot of research, background checking, and a great deal of planning. 

Recruiting is the one profession that cannot produce success without the implementation of key strategies. 

Before we can gain …

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4 Tips for Building Lasting Career Relationships Through Informational Interviews

Informational interviews are treasure troves of information. What you collect from these types of networking meetings—in which you build relationships with people at the organizations you want to join—can provide you with insights that can help you improve your resume, cover …

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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

As you start thinking about life after college, you may hear that internships are the most important stepping stones to your first job. And they are often the simplest and most traditional way to build up your resume so you …

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