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Writing a Resume? 6 Buzzwords to Avoid at All Costs

The words you use on your resume are crucial. A CareerBuilder survey reports that 17 percent of hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less looking at a resume. As such, you need to make your points quickly, and you need to make them well. Hackneyed buzzwords and clichés won’t catch a hiring manager’s eye. So let’s take a look at six terms job seekers should avoid when writing a resume — along with better ways to shine.

Office Humor: Redefining Work-Life Balance

As a manager, there are many reasons to promote work-life balance. In fact, integrating work-life balance into your office culture not only benefits individual employees; it can help your entire organization. Just make sure you and your team members share the same understanding of the term.

Which Resume Format Is Best for You?

Which resume format is the best option for you? It depends on a number of factors. Here are the pros and cons of three different resume formats.

Ready for Some Bad Advice? 3 Common Cover Letter Tips to Ignore

The challenge of writing a powerful cover letter can lead job candidates to search endlessly for advice. But be careful. While you’ll likely find some nuggets of wisdom, you may stumble upon a few cover letter tips that could lead you astray. Here are three often-repeated cover letter tips that you should definitely not take:

Creative-IT Collaboration on the Rise

How closely do IT and creative leaders collaborate in the workplace today? When collaborating, what is the No. 1 challenge? See our survey results.