Stand Out From the Pack With These 5 Creative Resume Hacks

Does your resume need to be revamped? Read on for hacks to create a standout resume.

This Is Exactly How to List Volunteer Work on Your Resume

Will hiring managers even care about the time you spent building homes in Central America or organizing that charity walk? I’ll make this one easy for you: yes! Here’s the right way to add volunteer experience to your resume, in three easy steps.

Less Is More: 4 Job Search Tips to Make the Process Less Exhausting

Job search got you down? Keep reading for tips on how to make the process less stressful.

The Answer to: What’s the Right Way to Include Links on Your Resume?

Is it worth including links in your resume or cover letter? How do you do it right? And, do hiring managers even like and look at them? Here's everything you need to know and think about when it comes to URLs in your job application.

This Woman Wrote a Cover Letter From Her Dog’s Perspective (and it Worked!)

We talk about including personality in your cover letter all the time—and the benefits of doing so. But, to be honest, it’s tough to know what that looks like in action. So when I came across the following cover letter—written from the perspective of a dog—I knew I had to share it.

Ready to Teach? These Pros in the Know Can Help You Become Head of the Classroom

Ready to Teach? These Pros in the Know Can Help You Become Head of the Classroom

What to Do if You’re Embarrassed by a Former Employer (But Did Great Work There)

Embarrassing company sitting on the top of your resume? I always tell people that your best defense is nearly always a good offense. Thus, if you suspect a reviewer may raise an eyebrow about something related to your background, assume that they will and address it proactively.

What You Should Realistically Do When You Make a Mistake on Your Application

You spelled the hiring manager's name wrong. Or, there's a weird formatting issue on your interview assignment. Is all hope lost? Here's how to follow-up when there's a typo on your application—and what else you can do to keep yourself in the running for a job.

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.