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Applying for a Job

  • Frequently Asked Questions: Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Best Practices for Working with Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Applicant Tracking Systems


  • Branding

  • Position Yourself to Get the Job


  • Career Change

  • Time for a Career Change: How to Know When It Is Time


  • Career Planning

  • Developing Your Personal / Professional Development Plan (PDP)
  • Career Planner–With Templates
  • Create a 30-60-90 Day Plan
  • Your Career Roadmap


  • Interviewing

  • Preparing for the Job Interview
  • Pre-Interview Worksheet and Checklist
  • What to do after Your Interview
  • Informational Interviews
  • Succeeding in Virtual Interviews


  • Evaluating a Job Offer

  • Comparing Job Offers
  • Guide to Salary Negotiation
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Job Offers


  • Losing Your Job

  • You Got Fired
  • Understanding Employment Law


  • Looking for a Job

  • Seven Things to Do to Get Ready tor Your Job Search
  • Confidential Job Search
  • Guide to a Modern Job Search
  • When to Hire a Reference Checking Service
  • What To Do When Your Job Search Isn’t Working
  • Avoiding Getting Ripped Off or Scammed in Your Job Search
  • The 27 Mistakes Jobseekers Make in Their Job Search


  • LinkedIn

  • How to Give — and Get — LinkedIn Recommendations
  • Getting Started with LinkedIn
  • Tips for Your LinkedIn Profile Photo
  • LinkedIn Profile Checklist
  • Don’t Make These Mistakes on LinkedIn
  • 4 Things You Must Do on LinkedIn
  • 7 Reasons to Be On LinkedIn
  • Introduction to Developing a Strong LinkedIn Profile


  • Networking

  • References in Your Job Search
  • Connecting with Hiring Managers
  • Networking Your Way to Your Next Job
  • Working with Recruiters


  • Resume

  • What to Do Next With Your Résumé
  • Guide to Cover Letters
  • Job Search Letters of Acceptance, Refusal, and Resignation
  • Can I Get a “Generic” Resume?
  • Explaining Résumé Tense
  • Dispelling the One-Page Resume Myth
  • Developing a Brag Book
  • Resume Accomplishments: Brag about It!
  • Why You Need a Resume


  • Social Media

  • The Social Job Search: Developing a Social Media Plan
  • Social Media Audit for Jobseekers
  • Online Reputation Management