How Far Back Should You Go On Your Resume?

by Career Igniter

One common question about resume writing is how many years you should put down in your work experien[...]

Dress For Success: Tips for Men and Women

by Chelsea Lawler

The simplest and smartest way to find out the proper attire for an interview is to contact the Human[...]

Thinking About Changing Careers?

by Rachel Schneebaum

Whether your current position is just a starter job or whether you had intended it to be your last-s[...]

What Are Your Salary Expectations?

by Career Igniter

When you sit down to talk to a hiring manager, what are your most dreaded questions? For a lot of pe[...]

Signs You Are About To Get Fired

by Career Igniter

Have you ever walked into the office one day and sensed a distinct change in the wind—even if you [...]

Why Do You Want To Work Here?

by Chelsea Lawler

Out of the many interview questions an employer can ask, this particular question is of the utmost i[...]

How To Negotiate A Higher Salary

by Career Igniter

You may want more money for your work—in fact, you may need more money—but how comfortable do yo[...]

Five Steps To A Resume That Makes It Past The Skim Read

by Virginia Franco

Resume reading has evolved over the years – in large part thanks to advancements in technology. Th[...]

You Are Not A Good Fit For The Job

by Career Igniter

“You’re not a good fit for the job.” If this line is going through your head, it may be becaus[...]

Signs It’s Time To Look For A New Job

by Career Igniter

How long have you been working in your current position? How long do you expect to be? When you’ve[...]

Should I Work Full Time Or Part Time?

by Career Igniter

One of the big lifestyle choices you have to make when you are searching for a job is whether you wa[...]

Describe Your Current Position

by Chelsea Lawler

Out of the many interview questions you may be asked, this particular question is typically the easi[...]

How To Find Out If A Company’s Corporate Culture Fits You

by Career Igniter

You’ve applied for a job and gotten accepted, and you’re thrilled to start your first day at the[...]

Reasons Why Most People Lose Their Job

by Career Igniter

Obviously nobody wants to lose their job—but sometimes it pays off to spend a little time thinking[...]

How To Avoid Overeating At Work

by Career Igniter

Trying to lose weight is challenging for anyone, but for the 9-to-5 office worker, it can be even mo[...]

What Do I Put On A Resume If I Was Fired?

by Career Igniter

If you have been fired from a job, your first feeling is probably one of panic. Not only do you have[...]

How To Negotiate A Flexible Work Schedule

by Career Igniter

One of the toughest issues to deal with when it comes to employment is scheduling. In today’s worl[...]

How To Ask For A Raise

by Career Igniter

It used to be the norm for employees who were doing well to get raises if they were with a company f[...]

How To Turn Down A Job Offer

by Career Igniter

These days, with the job market being what it is, some people might wonder why anyone would ever tur[...]

What To Do When You Don’t Get The Job

by Career Igniter

You sent an awesome resume and cover letter into the potential employer—and they called you in for[...]

How To Stand Out In An Interview

by Career Igniter

You’ve just received that exciting phone call or email requesting that you come in for an intervie[...]

How To Get A Promotion At Work

by Career Igniter

Both promotions and pay raises are more difficult to come by than they were in the past, but they do[...]

I Just Got Fired

by Career Igniter

You’ve been the company’s top employee for the past five years—but now there’s a pink slip w[...]

Resume Tips For Job Fairs

by Career Igniter

Getting ready to attend a job fair? One thing you absolutely must bring along with you is your resum[...]

Are Your Career Dreams Realistic?

by Career Igniter

“Are my career dreams realistic, or should I be looking for something to pay the bills?”[...]

How Long Should Your Resume Be?

by Career Igniter

How long should your resume be? Thankfully this is among the easier resume questions to answer, sinc[...]

How To Get The Job You Want

by Career Igniter

In this economy, there are more people needing jobs than jobs to be had—and a lot of the jobs that[...]

Benefits Of Joining A Professional Association For Job Seekers

by Career Igniter

Job candidates sometimes join a professional association for the purpose of putting that association[...]

Finding A Job Through Networking Groups

by Career Igniter

If you’ve never tried networking to find a job, you may find the prospect a little intimidating to[...]

How To Eliminate Interview Anxiety

by Career Igniter

One of the most intimidating events you can face in this tough economy is a job interview. On one ha[...]

Interview Questions For Fresh Graduates

by Career Igniter

Just graduating from college? If so, you’re actually probably more hirable now than you may be at [...]

Is Multitasking At Work A Bad Idea?

by Career Igniter

One of the biggest buzzwords around when it comes to job applications seems to be “multitasking.[...]

How To Write A Job Proposal

by Career Igniter

Don’t you wish there was something else you could send a potential employer other than the standar[...]

Top 100 Graduation Quotes

Top 100 Graduation Quotes

by Career Igniter

Graduation is a special time of the year when students trade in their books for suits and ties and p[...]

Summer Jobs For College Students

by Career Igniter

Approaching the end of your spring semester and not sure what to do over the summer? If you aren’t[...]

How To Find A Summer Camp Job

by Career Igniter

Have the summer off from school or your regular job, and want to find something to do which is fun, [...]

Summer Jobs For Teachers

by Career Igniter

Getting summers off is awesome, and for some it’s an advantage of becoming a teacher. Of course, t[...]

Cover Letter Tips For Older Workers

by Career Igniter

Getting a job is tough for anyone these days, but it’s more challenging for older workers than any[...]

Tips To Help You Nail Your Next Job Interview

by Career Igniter

In today’s tough job market, it’s more important than ever to nail your job interview an[...]

Is A Masters Degree Right For You?

by Career Igniter

Some claim that a Masters degree such as an MBA is not absolutely necessary for you to embark on a c[...]

Hiring The Right Project Manager For Your Next Project

by Career Igniter

Projects are rarely perfect. You might have planned your project well, assembled the best team, have[...]

Boosting Your Resume For Today’s Job Market

by Career Igniter

It’s no big secret that today’s job market is incredibly tough on young people, and spec[...]

Job Interview Hairstyles For Men

by Career Igniter

If you’re a man applying for a job, it is easy to overlook hairstyles as part of your preparation,[...]

Job Interview Mistakes You Should Avoid

by Career Igniter

Typical advice to job candidates concerning job interviews often goes along the lines of, “Be hone[...]

Dress For Interview Success

by Career Igniter

You can be the best job candidate in the world as far as your skills are concerned and still not get[...]

How To Address Salary Requirements In A Cover Letter

by Career Igniter

How should you address the issue of salary requirements when you’re submitting a cover letter to a[...]

Career Planning For Your Lifestyle

by Career Igniter

The standard wisdom when it comes to life planning is to choose your career and let your lifestyle f[...]

Job Interview Hairstyles For Women

by Career Igniter

What you do with your hair during an interview matters. If you’re a woman, how you can style your [...]

Employer Focused Cover Letters

by Career Igniter

When you write an employer-focused cover letter, the idea is that you are writing a cover letter wit[...]

Secrets To Writing A Great Cover Letter

by Career Igniter

Your cover letter can be just as critical as your resume when it comes to landing a job, but most of[...]