3 Job Search Lessons I Didn’t Learn Until I Started Interviewing Candidates

When I interviewed for my current role, I was a nervous wreck. Fast forward two years and suddenly I found myself on the other side of the table as we started the process to hire a new editor. And being in that position confirmed a few big things about succeeding in the job search.

Here’s How Hiring Managers Look at Those Quirky Job Titles on Your Resume

Nowadays, there are some pretty crazy and quirky job titles, and even as someone who works in the career space I’ve yet to fully understand them all. So, I talked with a Muse career coach and HR expert to understand more what hiring managers look at in terms of titles on resumes.

This Job Seeker’s Viral LinkedIn Video Proves Taking a Risk Pays Off

As you know, job searching can be frustrating—and we all unwind from it in different ways. Well, Page Kemna wrote a song about her job search, and it ended up blowing up on LinkedIn. Here's how she got the idea, how people reacted, and what she's doing now to land a role she loves.

Here’s Why You Can’t Submit a LinkedIn Profile Instead of a Resume (Even if You Want To)

Whenever I apply to a new job, I wish that I could submit my LinkedIn profile instead of my resume. Unfortunately, I can't. In fact, that would make me look really, really bad. Here's why hiring managers prefer you send over a resume—and why it's key to follow directions in general.

How to Create a Design Portfolio That Employers Will Love

If you’ve been dreaming of leaving your job and launching a career in the creative industry, there’s never been a better time than right now. No matter how experienced you are in the design field, here's how to create a portfolio that makes you the perfect candidate for any job.

34 Words & Phrases That Scream “I’m a Leader” on Resumes

Here are 34 words and phrases that’ll tell those reviewing your resume or interviewing you an immediate hint that you’ve got leadership firepower.

Resume Makeover, Medical Edition

You know how to write a resume, but what should you include if you want to break into the medical field?

This Twitter Resume’s the Best Example of Putting Yourself Out There in the Job Search

Ameena Rasheed's creative "Twitter resume" is an innovative way to show off your strengths and get the right people's attention when you're out of options.

Ask a Recruiter: How Do I Make Sure I Get Noticed When I Find the “Perfect” Job?

You've found the "perfect" role and want to get noticed and hired. Not so fast: Before you can draw any conclusions, there are things to consider.

Here’s How to Apply for a Job the Same Day You Hear About It

You weren't expecting to apply for a job, but you hear of an opening with an end-of-day deadline. Here's how to turn around an impressive job application—fast.