Resumes, cover letters, interviewing–they’re the first steps to finding your dream job. But before you can land the right position, you need to make a good impression. Use our resources to get your foot in the door to success. Click here for our College Guide.


Move your resume to the top of the pile
The do’s and don’ts of resume writing
The right way to write an executive resume
More on resumes
Writing letters

Write your correspondence with confidence
Master the art of the cover letter
The quick resume and cover letter
Writing winning cover letters
More on cover letters

Learn how to answer tough interview questions
Keeping your job search a secret from the boss
Test your interview savvy
Talk your way through a stellar interview
In interviewing, common sense rules
A seven-step interview checklist: Are you prepared?
More on interviewing
The job hunt

Define your ideal job
Seven strategies for keeping your job search on track
Getting ahead in today’s tight job market
Manage your career like a business
Getting the job you really want
Telephone techniques to boost your job search
More job hunting resources

The art of negotiation
Discussing salary issues with your boss
Wary workers negotiate future severance packages
How to ask for a raise during less affluent times
Play to win in the negotiation game
Weigh your options before signing on
More on salary and benefits

Demystifying the rules of networking
Avoid the top networking turnoffs
Eight tips for networking over the phone
Mind your manners for a good first impression
Tips for the schmoozing impaired
Sign on to a career network
More on effective networking
Salary wizard

Find out how much you’re worth
Could you make more money in a different city? Find out whether you’re working too much for too little.
Job descriptions

Get the facts on the jobs that interest you
Job profiles with information about training, outlooks and average earnings.
Quiz corner

Test your career skills
Job hunters’ tool kit

Pave the way to a great new job
Everything you need to launch a successful search.
Layoff survival kit

Polish your presentation and launch your job search
Manage your job search with tips to get you started and the latest news and advice on layoffs.
Working parents tool kit

Keep the balance between work and home
Younger workers

Career advice for twentysomethings
Young job seekers get squeezed out
Twentysomethings adjust to life in a recession
More on younger workers
Workplace strategies

Counter work burnout
Practice, prepare to ace your annual review
Get by with a little help from your mentor
Sabbaticals: Playing hooky, with permission
Butter up your boss
How to run an effective meeting
Steer your project to success
More strategies for success
Tip of the week

Spruce up your cubicle
Don’t be afraid of silence in an interview
Document your performance for a better raise
Get your work noticed
More tips for success
Cyber job search

Make your online resume stand out
To post or not to post
Net resumes: Make yours grab great opportunities
The rules of job-hunting Net-iquette
Sifting through online job sites
Get noticed when answering an online ad
More job search resources
News and notes

More to get your career on track
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