Career Advice

Job-search tips and expert advice to help you get ahead in your career.

What Is an ATS? How to Write a Resume to Beat the Bots

This Is the Most Essential Trait You Need to Land Any Job

5 Ways Your Resume Is Selling You Short

4 Smart Tactics for Sending Emails to Recruiters

Social Media Check: How to Manage Your Online Brand

The Top 10 Jobs Skills Employers Want

9 Smart Questions to Ask Recruiters Before an Interview

Surefire Professional Networking Tips to Rock Your Next Holiday Party

Understanding the 3 Types of Unemployment

How to Speed Up the Resume-Writing Process

How to Answer “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

“Will Robots Take My Job?” 4 Marketable Skills AI Can't Take From You

“Will Robots Take My Job?” 4 Marketable Skills AI Can't Take From You

The Inspirational Career Quotes You Need for Your Career

10 Ways to Push Yourself to Think Outside the Box

From Bland to Beautiful: How We Made This Professional's Resume Shine

How to Cope When a Co-Worker Quits

New Study Shows That Workplace Ageism Is Starting Earlier Than You Think

How to Ask for Time off — Before You've Even Got the Job

The Best Advice for Women Seeking a Better Salary

How to Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" in a Job Interview

Should You Be Honest on Your Job Application If You Have a Criminal Record?

The Rise of the Gig Economy

How to Write an Online Bio

New Job Blues: Should You Quit — or Power On?

How to Write a Thank-You Email After Your Second Interview

Millennial Burnout: The Top 3 Reasons Why Millennials Are So Stressed

The Early Bird Gets the Job: The Best Time to Submit Your Resume

10 Best Jobs for Recent College Graduates

7 Perfect Questions to Ask While Networking

How Your Personal Life Can Affect Your Job-Search Prospects

Working With an External Recruiter? Here's Why You Need to Be Honest

How to Simplify Your Search in 3 Easy Steps: Prep, Search, Close

It's Never Too Late to Be Successful

What It Means to Be Taken Advantage of at Work — and How to Prevent It

Job-Search Tips for Recent College Grads

Free Online Courses That'll Help You Earn More

Finding Inspiration: Remembering Toni Morrison

Do You Put Your Career Failures on Your Resume? If So, How?

How to Balance Your Job Search With Your Current Job

Communicating With Executives: A Guide

11 Surprising Jobs With No Experience Required

Why a Resume Overhaul May Help Your Remote Job Search

One Tip to Maximize Your Lifetime Earning Potential

The Value of a Portfolio Career: Finding Success Beyond the 9–5

What It's Really Like to Work With a Resume Writer

Unhappy at Work? What You Can Control and How to Handle What You Can't

7 Ways You Try Too Hard in Job Applications

It's OK to Ask for Resume Help

How Long Should a Resume Be?

Starting a New Remote Job? How to Be Successful During the First Week

Job Ghosting Is Real: Here's What You Need to Know

Do I Need an “Achiever” Resume If I'm Looking for “Doer” Work?

5 References to Include on Your Resume to Help You Land the Job

How to Find a Job Fast in 8 Painless Steps

Ask Amanda: Do I Really Need a Cover Letter?

8 Stories of Job Interviews Gone Wrong

Storytelling: Your Secret Career-Making Weapon

When You Should (and Shouldn't) Check Your Email

Can’t Get a Job Interview? How to Improve Your Resume’s Success Rate

“I’m Fighting for Paternity Leave — So Should You”

7 Signs Your Resume is Making You Look Old

How to Maximize Your LinkedIn Endorsements

Lessons Learned: Job Searching in the Current Job Market

How to Prevent Job Burnout in 3 Simple Steps

Here’s How to Negotiate Salary With Your Current Employer

Hire the Best of the Best to Write Your Resume

Online Job-Application Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Your Job Search Doesn’t Need to Stop in the Summer

Why a Professional Resume Writer Can Show You Off (Better Than You Can)

The Magic Touch of Professional Resume Writers

3 Reasons Your DIY Resume Is Holding You Back

Don’t “Snowplow” Your Kids’ Job Search — Set Them Up for Success Instead

How to Land a Job When You Don’t Meet All The Requirements (Without Lying!)

7 Tips to Help Mentally Overcome an Employment Gap

The Playbook for a Career Change in Your 30s

7 Life Lessons We Learned Through Resume Writing

6 Ways to Stay Calm During a “Stress Interview” With a Hostile Interviewer

What Employers Want (And How Your DIY Resume May Be Falling Short)

3 Ways a Professionally Written Resume Gives You a Competitive Edge

How to Deal With Disappointment After Changing Jobs

Our TopResume Career Expert Answers Your Burning Job-Search Questions

How to Ace the Interview With a Disability

What's a Stress Interview? And How to Prepare for One

Meet Our TopResume Writers

How a Professionally Written Resume Can Boost Your Job-Search Confidence

How a Professionally Written Resume Makes You 32% More Hirable

Gaming the System: 6 Recession-Proof Jobs (and 5 Jobs That Put You at Risk)

Resume Help: Are You a Doer or Achiever?

How We Gave This Professional the Resume Insurance She Wanted

What You Get From a Professionally Written Resume

How Do I Know If My Resume Is Working?

How to Recession-Proof Your Career

A Lawyer’s Take: What Is Age Discrimination Anyway?

14 Things That Take Longer Than Submitting for a Professional Resume Review

Ask Amanda: How Should I Format My Contact Information on a Resume?

Resume Tricks That Don’t Work

5 Tips to Remember When Asking for an Internal Transfer

The Art of the Interview: From Fear to Fun

How Can You Make Yourself Sound Better on Your Resume?

How to Age-Proof Your Resume

Don’t Waste Another Job Application: Fix Your Resume

How to Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?” — Even if You Got Fired

How Older Workers Can Compete (and Win) in Today's Job Market

5 Lessons From Marie Kondo to Help You Tidy Up Your Job Search

5 Reasons a Professional Resume Rewrite Is Worth It

6 Signs of Ageism in the Workplace — and How to Best Handle It

5 Job-search Steps to Shorten the Hunt

A Guide to Combating Ageism in Your Senior Job Search

Why You Shouldn't Write Your Own Resume

All in a Day's Work: Prepping Your Resume

The Thrill of the (Job) Hunt: How to Get Headhunters to Find You

The 10 Biggest Mistakes C-level Candidates Make When Seeking New Jobs

The Data Is In: What Recruiters Want You to Know

Did the Job Search Leave You Discouraged This Year? We’ve Got You Covered!

Why LinkedIn is Important: 7 Reasons to Polish Your Profile Today

How to Interview for a Senior Position

Ask Amanda: Can I Have 2 LinkedIn Profiles?

How Do You Contact Recruiters on LinkedIn?

TopResume Employees Read Customer Reviews

Here’s How to Get Noticed on LinkedIn

Ask Amanda: Can You Explain the Different Parts of a Resume?

From Resume Insecurity to Resume Confidence

What Should I Wear to a Job Interview: Men’s Edition

How to Improve Your Self-Confidence at Work

11 Steps to Writing the Perfect Resume

Is Freelancing Right for You?

4 Critical Reasons You Need to Update Your Healthcare Resume

Resumes Demystified: We Helped This Discouraged Job Seeker Crack the Code

What Should I Wear to a Job Interview: Women's Edition

What Not to Wear to a Job Interview

How to Use Your Morning Commute to Get Energized for the Workday

Yelling, Lying, and Rude Comments: Workplace Bullying Horror Stories

7 Tips for Handling a Bully at Work

Ask Yourself These Questions Before You Accept the Job Offer

Why You Need to Fill Out Your Resume Information … Again

How to Spot a Toxic Workplace — Before You Take the Job

Ask Amanda: Do Internships Count as Years of Experience?

12 Things Successful People Do Each Morning

How We Helped This Professional Who Was Stuck In His Toxic Job

Caught in a Resume Lie: The Stories of Fibbing Job Seekers

Is It OK to Lie on Your Resume? Survey Results Are In!

Signs You're in a Toxic Work Environment — and How to Handle It

4 Signs Your Federal Resume Is Holding You Back

Ask Amanda: Should I Have Multiple Versions of My Resume?

Factors That Contribute to Happiness at Work — That Don’t Include Money

4 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone at Work

How We Took This Professional From Overwhelmed to Confident

Ask Amanda: How Do I List Temp Jobs on My Resume?

How to Make the Most of Your Job Search When Unemployment is Low

Your Guide to Recruiters — and How to Know What’s Right for You

Ask Amanda: Should I Reapply for a Job That Got Reposted?

How to Succeed at a Startup

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work — Without Complaining

14 Tips for Working With Recruiters

Ask Amanda: How Do I Answer Interview Questions About My Previous Job?

What You Should Consider Before Switching Careers

Ask Amanda: How Do I Kick-Start My Job Search?

Lost Touch? How to Reconnect With People in Your Network

How to Write an Academic CV

Overwhelmed at a New Job? 5 Ways to Deal With Stress and Anxiety

Ask Amanda: How Do I Mention Relocation in My Cover Letter?

How to Help Your New Business Survive Its First Year

LinkedIn Networking: How to Cultivate Meaningful Connections Online

From Lemons to Lemonade: Turn Job Rejection Into Opportunity

Want to Get Promoted at Work? Here's How to Boost Your Chances of Success

7 Professional Networking Tips and Tricks for a Successful Job Search

The Biggest Mistakes Job Seekers Make After College

How We Helped This Jane of All Trades Focus Her Resume

How to Write a One-Page Resume for an Entry-Level Job

5 Ways to Stand Out While Networking and Build Lasting Relationships

The Importance of Networking in College — Plus 7 Tips for Success

The Importance of Networking in the Job Search

Ask Amanda: How Can I Make My Resume Objective Look Good?

14 Reasons This is a Perfect Recent College Grad Resume

How Do You Know When It’s the Best Time to Ask for a Raise?

The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Show Personality in Your Cover Letter

Ask Amanda: How Do I Ask My Network for Help?

Career Quiz: What Networking Type Best Fits Your Personality?

The Importance of Networking (and How to Do It Well)

10 Networking Mistakes That Make You Look Unprofessional

The Ultimate Networking Guide for Introverts

How to Stay Connected to the Office When You Work Remotely

Job Tips for New Grads

Are You Ready to Lead a Startup? Ask Dave Carvajal

Taking Your Professional Network from 0 to 60 in Record Time

Ask Amanda: How Long Should I Stay at a Job Before Quitting?

How to Repair Your Reputation at Work After a Mistake

It's Time for Meghan Markle’s Resume to be Transitioned to a CV

4 Tips for Landing the Sales Job of Your Dreams

Ask Amanda: How Do I Get an Entry-Level Job If They All Require Experience?

8 Proactive Steps to Take After Being Denied a Promotion or Raise

How to Successfully Conduct a Confidential Job Search

Ask Amanda: Do Creative Resume Designs Help You Get the Job?

How to Show Off the Transferable Skills You Gained in College

Ask Amanda: How Do I Add Volunteer Experience to My Resume?

How to Tell If a Layoff is Coming — and What You Can Do to Prepare

9 Cliches to Cut From Your Cover Letter Right Now

Ask Amanda: How Can I Grow My Professional Network?

Job Search Advice: How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System