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

How to Use Your Professionally Written Resume to Land Your Dream Job

Furlough Explained: What You Need To Know

How You Can Find a Job During the COVID-19 Crisis

Working During COVID-19: Understanding Your Rights

Why You Should Speak to a Financial Advisor Before Changing Jobs

How to Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Who's Hiring? Resources to Find Work During the Coronavirus Crisis

Explain Being Fired During an Interview

11 Tips to Help You Negotiate a Better Severance Package

5 Methods to Avoid Depression Caused by Long-Term Unemployment

How to Recession-Proof Your Career

Important Skills to Develop for Success in 2020 & Beyond

Best File Format to Use for Your Resume

Should You Put Your Professional Failures on Your Resume?

How to Work From Home for The First Time: 9 Essential Tips for Success

How to Create a Resume With No Education

Searching for a Job? What You Need to Know This Tax Season

Coronavirus Cancellations: How to Successfully Work From Home While Parenting

How to Target a Specific Job Description With Your Resume

Tips for Getting a Job: How to Create Your Own Luck

5 Things Not to Do After Getting Fired From a Job

The Top 5 Reasons You Never Hear Back After Applying for a Job

The Dos & Don'ts of Politics at Work

Why Every Professional Should Recruit a Personal Board of Advisors

The Anatomy of a Perfect Resume: Your Ultimate Guide to Writing a Resume

You've Been Fired. What Now?

5 Signs You're About to Be Fired

How to Tell If a Layoff Is Coming and How to Prepare

The 4-Day Workweek, Explained

Best Practices for Professional Email Etiquette in Every Situation

What's a Professionally Written Resume Worth?

5 Strategies for Answering "Why Should We Hire You?" in an Interview

Our Customers Tell All: How We Boosted Their Job-Search Spirits

The Hidden Dangers of Using Microsoft Word Resume Templates

A Guide to the Best Job-Search Websites

10 Warning Signs to Watch for in a Job Offer Letter

How to Write Your Resume for Your Remote Job Search

How to Obtain Security Clearance

Use These 9 Best Job-Search Apps to Find Your Dream Job

7 Powerful Changes to Your Healthcare Resume

10 Interview Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

The Top 10 Professions Dominated by Women in the United States

Ask Amanda: Should I Use Photos and Graphics on My Resume?

The Anatomy of a Job Offer Letter

How to Decide If You Should Turn Your Hobby into Your Life's Work

7 Powerful Changes for Your Higher Education Academic Resume

How to Successfully Apply to an International Job

9 LinkedIn Tips and Tricks for Job-Search Success

Resume Builders Versus Resume-Writing Services: Which Should You Choose?

What Are Soft Skills? And How to Showcase Them on Your Resume

How to Keep a Bad Reference from Ruining Your Career

The Ultimate Guide to the HireVue Interview: Everything You Need to Know

How to Find a Career Path: A Guide for Recent Graduates

How to Research a Company to Find Your Perfect Job Match

Don't Forget About Your New Year's Career Resolutions

30-60-90 Day Plan: Your Guide to Starting a New Job

Starting a New Job? Tips for Nailing Your First Day of Work

8 Inspiring Career Podcasts to Listen to Today

Hire the Best of the Best to Write Your Resume

The Job-Search Statistics All Job Seekers Should Know

Ask Amanda: What Are Technical Skills?

A Good Job Is Hard to Find

How Long Should You Wait After the Job Interview Before You Move On?

Lying on Your Resume Could Cost You the Job … or Worse

Ask Amanda: What If My Resume Doesn't Sound Authentic?

6 Part-Time Jobs That Will Make You More Employable

Understanding the TopResume Process

5 Ways to Keep Your Emails Short and Sweet

Are You Going Through a Mid-Career Crisis?

Make a Career Change Using These Steps

Why You Lose When You Lie on Your Resume: Learning From Mina Chang

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 Job 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

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

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

The Best Advice for Women Seeking a Better Salary

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

How to Write an Online Bio

The Rise of the Gig Economy

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

How to Balance Your Job Search With Your Current Job

11 Surprising Jobs With No Experience Required

Communicating With Executives: A Guide

Why a Resume Overhaul May Help Your Remote Job Search

One Tip to Maximize Your Lifetime Earning Potential

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

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

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

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

How Long Should a Resume Be?

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

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

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

“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

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?

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

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

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