Articles about Job Search
4 tips on salary negotiation from the $20-million-plus star of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Pompeo, the star of Grey's Anatomy, is the highest-paid actress on a primetime drama on TV. Here's her secret about how she went into the salary negotiation that made it happen.
18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes
While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.
Study: These kind of job descriptions are more likely to turn away women candidates
How you frame a role's requirements can alienate and deter qualified candidates from applying. Is your job description turning away female candidates before they even apply?
Research: Working for a company that’s been shamed can cost you money
When you work for a company that's been up to no good, employers will start to think you're up to no good — even if you're innocent. Working for a company that's been accused of misconduct can not only cost your professional reputation, it will literally cost you money.
Here’s how to get more out of networking events
Buy tickets to a networking event. Get there, buckled up for a cookie-cutter experience of going from one panel to the next. Only talk to other attendees during breaks and cocktail receptions, then rush to the next session. Here are some strategies could help you stand out a networking events for all the right reasons.
How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions
Try and craft your own response to these super-hard and super-tricky interview questions, and use these sample responses from real professionals who managed to nail them as inspiration.
5 things you definitely shouldn’t do during your job search in 2018
With the new year come plenty of opportunities to get your job search right. Here's what you shouldn't do during your job search in 2018.
Survey: Recruiters want ‘rockstars’ and ‘ninjas’ for jobs
Nowadays, it's not enough to just be an employee with ordinary human skills. Recruiters are requesting rockstars, gurus, wizards, and ninjas in their job listings, according to a recent survey.
9 ways to make your cold emails more successful
The perfect letter of introduction is hard to come by, and even harder to write. Why it’s important to craft one and what to include or leave out.
Report: Major companies excluding older workers from job ads on Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn
If you're above a certain age, you may not be seeing job ads from dozens of the nation's top employers — including Amazon, Verizon, UPS, and Facebook.
5 ways you’re setting yourself up to fail on LinkedIn
Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don't make these mistakes.
5 ways to cope if you’re laid off during the holidays
Layoffs at such a pleasant time during the holiday season often feel like the worst-case scenario. Here's how to cope if you get the axe.
What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer?
Turn yourself into a no-brainer hire by asking these questions at your next job interview.
4 ways not to tip off your boss that you’re looking for a new job
Job hunts are almost never easy on the nerves, but add your office — and the possibility of your manager finding out — and you're in for a bumpy ride.
5 ways to show you’re a great fit during a second job interview
Congrats: You got a second round interview! You have another chance to prove yourself, but that means even more pressure. Here are some things to remember.
These 4 mind tricks will help you kill it at job interviews
These are the best psychological mind tricks to get you in the confident and prepared headspace you need to ace a job interview.
New show lets you experience the stress and panic of a job interview from the comfort of your couch
CNBC’s new series 'The Job Interview' televises what usually happens behind closed doors: the dreaded job interview. Here's how it all plays out.
These are the 10 best high-paying jobs for millennials
Saddled with debt and wary of an unstable job market, millennials are looking for lucrative work, a study has found.
Research: It’s much better to apply for a job before 10 a.m.
The moment at which you apply for a job can be the difference between getting called in for an interview and muttering to yourself, better luck next time.
An Apple alum wants to help white-collar workers find hidden jobs
ExecThread is a members-only job board site for executives. Once you get approved, it lets other on its platform anonymously share job leads.
Johnson & Johnson’s new hiring platform promises not to leave job applicants in the dark
Johnson & Johnson's job application platform Shine hopes to bring candidates transparency by letting them see where their applications are in the process.
Help! 7 questions to ask yourself when choosing between two job offers
Having to pick between two offers is certainly a good problem to have. Here are a few questions to ask yourself when weighing offers from each employer.
Working with a recruiter? Watch out for these 5 red flags
The best protection against working with a bad recruiter is being able to identify them and knowing when to move on.
4 things to do when you didn’t get that promotion
So, you got passed over for that promotion you really wanted. Here's how to handle it, what you should do next, and how you can get it the next time.
5 ways your cover letter can grab a recruiter’s attention
Keep it short, simple, and interesting.