2019 Hiring Insights | Part 1, Cover Letters

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

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An Office Holiday Party Survival Guide for Introverts and Shy People

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Don’t tell my boss, but I was thinking of skipping my office holiday party. It’s not because I hate my co-workers or worry that it’s going to be incredibly lame. It’s just that I have a tendency to experience intense …

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume

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A Vault.com article written by Iswari Nallisamy, a TopResume contributor | August 06, 2019

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, chances are high that you’ve seen or experienced age discrimination at work. According to a …

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How Can I Minimize the Impact of My Extended Unemployment to Get Back to Work?

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Donna from DeVry University asks:

“I have been unemployed for two years. What do I say to prospective employers about my unemployment time?”

Thanks for your question, Donna.  The prevailing thought on this is that it is easier to land …

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Want to Pursue a Learning Opportunity Outside Your Field? Here’s How You Can Get Your Boss on Board

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Sometimes in your career, you’ll find that you’re interested in learning about something that doesn’t align perfectly with your current job. For example, at a previous job, I worked in nonprofit communications, and while I enjoyed what I did, I …

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3 Sustainability Innovations By L’Oréal That Are Making A Positive Environmental Impact

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Finding a job that combines impact with innovation isn’t easy, but that’s what Danielle managed to do when she became the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at L’Oréal USA.

Danielle has spent her career helping companies make sustainability …

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I Work With AI And Blockchain Technology—And I’m An Auditor At An Accounting Firm

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You might not associate the accounting industry with innovative technology, but these days, emerging technologies like AI, machine learning, and blockchain are making their way into many of the major firms’ processes.

Getting to work with that technology has helped …

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The Right Way to Follow Up After a Career Fair (Email Template Included!)

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When you show up to a career fair, they just give you a job, right? If only it were that easy. While career fairs serve up great introductions to companies, recruiters, and career paths you may choose to follow, it’s …

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7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great Impression

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Let’s be honest: Walking into a career fair can be incredibly intimidating. Look at all those people who have the power to give you a job one day! Look at all those other people who want some of the very …

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