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5 Ways to Address Gaps in Your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | August 04, 2020

Here's how to address employment gaps in your resume and sell yourself as a solid job candidate.

4 Career Lessons from Professional Poker Player Maria Konnikova

by Derek Loosvelt | July 23, 2020

There's a lot to learn from "The Biggest Bluff," a new book by best-selling author Maria Konnikova. Here are four lessons from the world of professional poker.

4 Writing Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

by Derek Loosvelt | November 13, 2019

Most jobs require strong writing skills. Here are four common writing mistakes preventing you from getting the job you want, along with the one book guaranteed to improve your writing.

How to Map Your Career Like an Author Structures Plot

by Laura Slingo | October 14, 2019

Drawing from the approach that seasoned authors take to structure their stories' plots, here's how to build balanced, effective, unique career paths.

4-Step Formula to Writing Better Cover Letters

by Susan Wallace | August 21, 2019

Hiring experts believe a successful cover letter increases your chances of getting hired by 90 percent. With that in mind, here are four simple steps you can take to create a great cover letter.

Toni Morrison's 4-Part Definition of Work/Life Balance

by Derek Loosvelt | August 07, 2019

On Monday, the great American writer Toni Morrison died at the age of 88. Here, we take a look back at an essay she wrote that defines her views on work and, more specifically, work/life balance.

5 Words Never to Use in a Cover Letter

by Derek Loosvelt | February 12, 2019

Cover letters and other job search correspondence need to be clear and concise. Here are five words that do nothing but take up space and time.

5 Best Resume Fonts

by Vault Careers | January 29, 2019

Don't let your resume font kill your job candidacy. Here are five great fonts to consider when putting together your resume.

4 Tips for Corresponding with Recruiters

by Derek Loosvelt | January 18, 2019

Today, many recruiters use LinkedIn to reach out to job candidates about open positions. Here are four things to keep in mind when you email with recruiters.

20 Common Resume Buzzwords (and What to Use Instead)

by Stephan Maldonado | January 16, 2019

January 18th is National Thesaurus Day: a chance to celebrate the complexity of words and the variety of creative ways to express yourself. To celebrate, we compiled a list of alternatives for some of the most common and generic resume words or phrases.

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