7 New Cover Letter Trends That Will Make You Stand Out in 2016

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You’ve probably heard the statistic that most cover letters get an average of about seven seconds of viewing by HR. So if you want to make the most of that tiny amount of time, you need a cover letter that truly catches the eye and encourages the reader to slow down and really look. These… Read more »

Is There a Best Day of the Week to Search for Jobs?

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This may surprise you, but that question does have a clear answer: Tuesday. A 2015 study from SmartRecruiters recognized that companies tend to post jobs on Tuesday…and most places extend job offers on Tuesdays as well. If you think about it logically, it makes sense: Monday tends to be a bit frenzied; that’s the day… Read more »

Why Fact-Checking Your Resume is Crucial

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Everyone wants to give the best impression when job searching, especially on a resume. So what’s a little padding to get your foot in the door in a tough job market? A lot, and none of it good, according to employers. Even if you don’t fact-check your resume, prospective employers do, and resume fraud can… Read more »