Articles about Job Search

Humor

Twitter users encourage each other to #ShareYourRejections

Users flooded the site with tales of rejections in their careers, and some circumstances which ultimately led to massive success.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in New York right now hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in New York and surrounding areas including New Jersey. 

News

Study: 20 jobs where the number of women has skyrocketed

Recent data compiled by the site 24/7 Wall St.

Job search

9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews are difficult enough. In the spirit of job interview preparation, we rounded up some of the toughest job interview questions.

Success

24 words that show leadership on a resume

Selecting the most powerful words to describe your experience can make a huge impact on a potential employer. Here are 24 words for your resume.

How To

3 tips for writing an effective employee recommendation letter

Writing a recommendation letter for an employee can be loaded with challenges, but you can avoid them if you set yourself up the right way.

Templates

How to apply for a job even if the company isn’t hiring

You can wait for hiring opportunities or you can grab them. A polished email introduction to a company could change the entire course of your career.

Hiring

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider these 3 questions before offering someone a job

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.

Salary

This map shows the highest-paying companies in every state

Some companies are paying big bucks to the Average Joe. Our new map breaks down the highest-paying companies by industry in every state.

Job Search

6 legit jobs that seem too good to be true

Who says working a 9-to-5 job has to be a drag? Turning your biggest passion or a fun pastime into a career can make you start loving your life during the week rather than merely living for the weekend. And you’d be surprised by how many pleasurable activities in life can be turned into professions. Here are six unique passions you can turn into a career — and how to do it.

Job search

How to turn negative qualities into positives during an interview

With the right response, you can reframe negative qualities into positives and show that you’re willing to improve yourself in order to succeed.

Dream Job

Earn $10,000 for tasting the best BBQ America has to offer

Reynold's Kitchens is looking to bring "its first-ever Chief Grilling Officer" on board for two weeks and will give them a $10,000 stipend.

Office Life

How to make friends at your brand new job

You got a new job – woohoo! A quick internet search or a quick chat with your new company’s HR person will help you learn a lot of the thing you might need to know in order to be successful…except how to make friends.

Career Change

How to change careers with no experience in your new field

The prospect of career changes, however, can seem daunting — especially without a background in the new field of interest.

Job search

Can you wait till the application deadline to apply? Don’t be so sure

Some may see an application deadline and think, "Sweet, I have weeks to prepare my cover letter," but career experts caution against waiting too long.

Cities

5 American towns that will pay you to move there

If you’re looking for a career, some fast cash and a solid place to live, check out one of these five midwestern towns that will pay you to move there.

Work-Life Balance

The people with the most free time live in these states

Feel like you have no free time? Perhaps you are living in the wrong state. Coleman Furniture conducted a survey of all 50 states to see which workers have the most free time and they came out with some rather interesting findings. 

Books

How positive psychology can enhance your job search

There’s a new trend in the working world today — people aren’t only looking to change their job, they’re now looking to change their profession.

Job search

Why turning down a high-paying job for a lower-level role isn’t always bad

While accepting a lower-level role isn’t the only way to grow, it’s the route I recommend for maximum career-security, growth, and learning opportunities.

Job search

This is the biggest mistake people make on their resume according to a head recruiter at Amazon

A recruiting manager at Amazon said not explaining your job accomplishments clearly on a resume is one key way to alienate recruiters from the outset.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in August 2018

Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in August using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

Interview

Don’t make this mistake when they call for the interview

Recently a client told me of a firing squad interview experience that warrants a share and checklist.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in August 2018

To help you find what you are looking for, Ladders has put together this list of companies hiring for the highest paying jobs as of August 2018.

Resume

You could have your resume plastered all over a race car if you win this contest

Looking to get noticed by potential employers? Well, this is certainly one way to do it.

Communication

Study: We all underestimate the power of a thank-you note

A new study published in Psychological Science finds that we underestimate the power of a thank-you message to our detriment.