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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Mind the Gap: 3 Tips for Handling Unemployment on Your Legal Resume

Q: I’m applying for a new position and worried about a gap between jobs in my legal resume. I’m afraid potential employers won’t give me a second look because I’ve not held a legal position in many months. What can I do to improve my chances of landing a job?

A: While your skills and experience aren’t rendered null and void simply because you had a period of voluntary or involuntary unemployment, gaps in work history can negatively affect your chances of getting hired. But don’t worry too much: You can successfully handle a break in your legal resume. Here’s how:

Receptionist Jobs: How to Ace an Interview on Skype

Lights, camera, action! It’s time to interview for a job and you’re not headed to an office anywhere; you’re interviewing from the comfort of your home. Many companies are turning to video interviews as a quick, cost-effective way to screen candidates. Are you ready for that Skype interview?