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6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

By Jenny Foss on The Muse The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find)... read more

Don’t Stop Believin!

By Melanie Sinai on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout I find myself saying this a lot to those around me, and singing it too…it is such a catchy tune: “The job market is hot, but for whom?” For those who are very experienced, but not in management, they seem to have hit some barriers. They get interviews but... read more

45 Quick Changes That Help Your Resume Get Noticed

By The Muse There is certainly a time and a place for a resume overhaul. Taking a couple hours to really clean up your resume is worth doing before you start a job search, or even just once a year as a tune-up. But sometimes, you don’t have that kind of time. Sometimes, you just have a... read more

One Small Communication Change That Could Help You Land the Job

By Sara McCord on The Muse You know how to ask for a reference . And once your former boss agrees, you can send a one-line “thank you,” then sit back and wait to hear from your potential employer—right? Well, you could—but I’m here to strongly advise against it. Think about it: You know all of your... read more

How to Figure Out What Exactly Makes You a Valuable Hire

By Kat Boogaard on The Muse Emphasize what you bring to the table for employers. It’s job search advice you’ve heard over and over again. But, here’s the thing: Identifying your own skills and special qualities isn’t always that easy. Sure, your previous jobs and passions can help point you in the right direction. However,... read more