Tips to Land a Job

If you’re like most people, the job search can be both exciting and overwhelming. Robert Half has resources to help you throughout the process, from identifying a promising opportunity and writing a resume to interviewing with potential employers and negotiating a job offer. Get expert tips and advice for landing the right role for you.

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Resumania™: Keep Sweating the Small Stuff

One incorrectly used term. One transposed letter. One misplaced punctuation mark. That’s all it could take to cause an employer to question your professionalism and attention to detail.

How to Avoid Common Job Interview Mistakes

Your resume and cover letter are in tip-top shape. You feel strongly qualified for the positions you apply to. You don’t have trouble landing an interview. But you can’t seem to get a job offer.

“What am I doing wrong?” you ask yourself. There’s likely a disconnect between how you think you come off in an interview and how potential employers are seeing you. Or perhaps you’re having a crisis of confidence. With a little improvement to your interviewing skills, you can show potential employers the real you and improve your chances of landing that dream job.

Resumania™: Bad Jokes Are No Laughing Matter

When applying for a job, aim to present yourself as a highly qualified candidate – not a comedian. Yes, having a sense of humor can be helpful to your career, but there’s a time and place for it.

Resumania™: Craft Compelling Cover Letter Conclusions

When it comes to cover letters, it’s important to write a compelling, attention-grabbing opening sentence. But to leave prospective employers with a favorable impression, you also must craft a solid conclusion.