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How to Make Sure Your Resume Is as Current as Your Skills

By Kelli Smith on The Muse The sun is shining. Birds are singing. Spring is here. In fact, it’s more than here, it’s almost over! And I’m willing to bet you haven’t even started your spring cleaning yet. Want to scrub your floor this weekend? Or clean out that box under your bed? Or, better... read more

Out of 100,000 Interviews, These 7 Candidate Questions Stood Out

By Sjoerd Gehring on The Muse “Do you have any questions for us?” You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter’s put in the hot seat—that’s not actually in your best interest. Why? Because this is your final chance to... read more

The Ultimate Guide to Researching a Company Pre-Interview

By Lily Zhang on The Muse You know that weird feeling between excitement and dread that accompanies an invitation to interview? It’s especially strong when you know next to nothing about your potential workplace. But, even if the first time you’ve ever heard of the company you’re interviewing with was the day you sent in... read more

A Networking Expert on How to Ask People for Career Favors and Get a Yes

By Alyse Kalish on The Muse Can you get me a job at your company, please? Do you know the CEO—and can I talk to her? Want to see my resume? It’s awesome, I swear. These are the things we’d like to say to people when we’re networking, but for obvious reasons can’t. So, the question always... read more

Job Searching? 4 Email Templates That’ll Make Asking for Help So Much Easier

By Kat Boogaard on The Muse When you’re actively looking for a new gig, you already know that it’s smart to lean on your network. After all, the more people you have in your corner, the better. But, here’s the thing: There’s also a little bit of shame that comes along with that approach. Not only... read more