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The best references to give on a job application

Your job references aren’t just warm bodies who can verify that you’re "the best employee ever, and a totally great fit for [insert job here]." If done thoughtfully, your references can help you create a specific “hire me because I have these skills” narrative, or support the one ...

6 top phone interview questions and how to answer them

You’ve put your resume in for a job opening, and now you’ve got your first bite—a phone interview. The phone interview doesn’t happen in every application/interview process, but you might encounter it for two reasons: You’re currently far away from the hiring company. The company ...

MS Word tips for a great-looking resume

No matter how impressive your education and career have been so far, if you can't find a polished way to put it all down on paper no one will give you a second look. Put it this way: according to TheLadders, recruiters only spend six seconds looking at each resume. If what they see in that ...

10 high-paying trucking jobs hiring right now

Do you yearn to spend your days on the open road with nothing but your thoughts and the roar of the engine? Then you must be a born trucker. However, deciding to become a pro trucker is just the first set in the decision-making process. Now you have to decide what kind of trucker to be. After ...

How to answer problem solving interview questions

When you’re going on interviews in the hopes of landing a new job, you may invest some time in practicing how you’d handle the sorts of questions you think you might encounter while you’re in the real thing. The truth is, it’s impossible to predict how an interview will unfold. However, ...

Should recruiters know your salary history?

Throughout your professional life, you’ll likely go on a wide array of job interviews, and each one will be a different and unique experience. But if there’s one common element of all job hunting processes, it’s that they eventually must include a salary discussion. If you make it to the ...

How to triple your salary in 5 years

There’s a lot of debate about what the “American dream” entails, but if you ask a bunch of different people from a range of backgrounds, I bet you’d hear a common theme: making more money. More money in our chosen career path is a goal (unspoken or not) for just about all of us. Sure, ...

How to get a job in medical billing

You’ve probably heard about how the healthcare job scene is growing by insane amount over the next 10 years. But if you’re not necessarily interested in the medical side of being an allied health professional, where does that leave you? The good news is that there are lots of administrative ...