Resume Help & Job Search Tips

Use the articles below to improve your resume and other key pieces of your job search process.

Most Popular

1. How to Write an Achievements-Based Resume Jun 22, 2009

2. How to Write Resume Bullets Jul 9, 2009

3. How to Write a Resume Introduction Aug 9, 2009

4. 10 Tips for a Great Resume Jan 12, 2009

5. How to Design and Lay Out Your Resume Aug 1, 2009

Resume Content

10 Tips for a Great Resume Jan 12, 2009
Learn the keys to writing a great resume in this quick overview.

Resume Proofreading Checklist Jan 12, 2011
A 25-step guide to proofing your resume like a pro.

How to Write a Resume Introduction Aug 9, 2009
Learn how to write an attention-grabbing career summary and skills section.

Resumes Objectives and Why They Don't Work Aug 6, 2009
Learn why an objective is the wrong way to start your resume.

How to Create a Resume Outline Jul 17, 2009
Tackle the first and most difficult part of writing a resume by breaking it into manageable pieces.

How to Write Resume Bullets Jul 9, 2009
Make your resume easy to scan by learning the art of resume bullet writing.

How to Write an Achievements-Based Resume Jun 22, 2009
Most resumes are boring because they focus on everyday duties. Learn how to stand out by focusing instead on unique achievements.

How to Quantify Your Resume Experience May 15, 2009
Make your duties and achievements pop by learning how to integrate metrics.

How to Write an IT Resume ($10) Apr 12, 2009
A techie-friendly 40-page guide to creating a great resume

Resume Format and Design

How to Design and Lay Out Your Resume Aug 1, 2009
Learn how to create a clean, professional, easy-to-scan design and layout for your resume.

Chronological vs. Functional: How to Format Your Resume Jul 28, 2009
Why a chronological format almost always beats a functional format for your resume.

How to Format Your Resume's Work Experience Section Jun 14, 2009
Learn the 3 basic approaches to structuring the most important part of your resume, and how to decide which one to use where.

Cover & Broadcast Letters

How to Write a Cover Letter Apr 12, 2009
Get recruiters and hiring managers exciting about your resume by learning how to write a compelling cover letter.

How to Write a Broadcast Letter Apr 4, 2009
The best jobs never make it to job boards. Boost your chances of finding them by learning how to write a great broadcast letter.

Cover Letters vs. Broadcast Letters Mar 25, 2009
Discover the differences between cover and broadcast letters and which you should use when.

Job Search & Career

Social Media for Job Seekers Aug 7, 2009
Learn why and how to use LinkedIn and Facebook to boost your job search and career.

Cheap Resume Services and Why to Avoid Them Jul 17, 2009
If you're tempted to go with a $99 resume service, learn why you're likely to be disappointed.

Interview to Win Feb 12, 2009
Learn how to prepare for, execute, and follow up on a great interview.