Amanda's Picks

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

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

“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

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

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

It's OK to Ask for Resume Help

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

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

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

7 Signs Your Resume is Making You Look Old

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

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

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?

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

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

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 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?

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

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?

LinkedIn Networking: How to Cultivate Meaningful Connections Online

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

The Biggest Mistakes Job Seekers Make After College

How We Helped This Jane of All Trades Focus Her Resume

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

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

The Ultimate Networking Guide for Introverts

Job Tips for New Grads

How to Stay Connected to the Office When You Work Remotely

Are You Ready to Lead a Startup? Ask Dave Carvajal

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

Productivity Tips That Really Work

Ask Amanda: What Should My LinkedIn Profile Photo Look Like?

How to Get in the Right Mindset for the Remote Job Search

Ask Amanda: How Do I Juggle a Job Offer While I Wait for Another?

How to Decide If a Management Career Path Is Right for You

Spring Clean Your Resume: Match Your Resume to the Job Description

How to Get Promoted at Work: 5 Surefire Strategies

6 Simple Tips to Master Your Employment Gap Explanation

How Facebook's Job-Search Feature Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Ask Amanda: How Can I Bounce Back After Getting Laid Off?

Spring Clean Your Resume: Schedule Time to Review Your Resume

Ask Amanda: How Can I Tell If My Resume Is ATS-Friendly?

If You Want to Be a Good Leader, Never Stop Learning

Career Quiz: Is Your Resume Ready to Beat the Bots?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Overcome Ageism in the Job Search?

Common Resume Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

5 Tips to Address Caregiving on Your Resume

4 Wrong Reasons to Quit Your Job

7 Powerful Ways You Can Improve Your Negotiation Skills

Ask Amanda: Is It Alright to Bring Notes to a Job Interview?

The Top 10 Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

Want to Work for a Startup? Talk to David Gaspin

How to Create an Effective Job-Search Plan

Ask Amanda: How Can I Become Better at Public Speaking?

Words and Phrases to Remove From Your Resume Right Away

Ask Amanda: How Can I Turn Part-Time Work Into a Full-Time Job?

Why Michael Henderson is Not Your Average CTO

10 Parallels Between the Job Search and Dating

Ask Amanda: How Can I Make My Resume Beat the Applicant Tracking System?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Brand My Business Cards if I'm Changing Careers?

Ask Amanda: What Do Employers Look for in Director Resumes?

Job Interview Tips for Handling Weather Disruptions

How to Proofread Your Resume

Ask Amanda: How Can I Overcome My Interview Anxiety?

5 Ways to Get Your News Headlines in a Hurry

How to Turn Holiday Parties into Networking Goldmines

Career Quiz: What Should Your New Year's Resolution Be?

Ask Amanda: What’s the Best Way to List Education on a Resume?

12 Holiday Gift Ideas for Job Seekers

Ask Amanda: How Do I Ask My Boss for a Raise?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Incorporate Certifications on My Resume?

Fresh Networking Conversation Starters for Your Next Holiday Party

#OfficeHours: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

Ask Amanda: How Do I Answer Behavioral Interview Questions?

The Importance of Saying "Thank You" After an Interview

Ask Amanda: How Do I Write a Great Cover Letter?

How to Write a Federal Resume

Ask Amanda: Should You Include References on Your Resume?

Don’t Answer These Off-Limits Interview Questions

How to Get Your Military Resume in Shape for a Civilian Job Search

Ask Amanda: How Do I Format Multiple Locations for One Employer?

How to Build a Company List of Top Employers for Your Job Search

Ask Amanda: How Do I Discuss Salary When Changing Careers?

#OfficeHours: How to Successfully Change Careers

Ask Amanda: How Do I Create a Skills Section for My Resume?

Ask Amanda: What's Better – a Graphic Resume or a Simple Design?

Changing Careers? 7 Details to Include on Your Resume

Career Quiz: Is It Time for a Career Change?

Ask Amanda: How Do I List Self-Employment on a Resume?

Why You Should Google Yourself to Monitor Your Online Personal Brand

Ask Amanda: How Do I Find My Dream Job?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Showcase My Soft Skills on a Resume?

What Recruiters Want: Job-Search Tips for Sales Professionals

Ask Amanda: How Do I Write a Cover Letter?

#OfficeHours: How to Get a Stalled Job Search Back on Track

How to Negotiate a Raise at Work Like Amy Schumer

5 Signs You’re About to Be Fired

Interview Tips for Introverts

The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll Gets a Resume Makeover

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Job

5 Signs You Need a Professional Resume Review

What to Do When Your New Job Isn’t Your Dream Job

Resume Writer Spotlight: Dan C.

Why a Simple Resume Layout is a Successful Resume

How to Tackle the 'Short and Long-term Goals' Interview Question

How to Lose a Job in 10 Days

Want to Impress With Your Resume? Here's What NOT to Do

5 Phrases You Should Never Use When Negotiating Salary

How to Make a Great Resume for a Mid-Level Professional

How to Write a Powerful LinkedIn Profile Summary

Pros and Cons of Quitting Your Job Search and Taking a Break

13 of the Smartest Questions to Ask a Hiring Manager

5 Signs It's Time to Hire a Professional Resume Writer

15 Things You Should Not Include in a Resume

How to Handle Job Rejection With Professionalism

How to Update Your Outdated Resume: The 7-Step Modern Resume

10 of the Worst Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid the Resume Black Hole With These Tips

Here's the Right Way to Format Your Resume

Overused LinkedIn Buzzwords to Avoid — And What to Add Instead