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This Week in Career Advice: Cover Letter & Resume Tips

This Week in Career Advice: Cover Letter & Resume Tips

What makes a great cover letter and resume? Linda Spencer, assistant director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard University, offers advice on how you can showcase your value in a simple and quick way that will get your interviewer’s attention.

April 4, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Writing Cover Letters

This Week in Career Advice: Writing Cover Letters

Every week, the InsuranceJobs.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. This week, we’re looking at resources to help you write a cover letter! 

March 27, 2017 | By More
This Week In Career Advice for Insurance Professionals

This Week In Career Advice for Insurance Professionals

Every week, InsuranceJobs.com brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:  

March 12, 2017 | By More
This Week in Financial Career Advice: Workplace Romance

This Week in Financial Career Advice: Workplace Romance

A recent survey conducted by Mic revealed that 17.9 percent of 18- to 34-year olds met their current significant other at the office.

March 4, 2017 | By More
Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

How can you properly prepare for a job interview? Linda Spencer, the Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard, gives some practical advice useful to job-hunters of any age.

February 24, 2017 | By More
How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

February 17, 2017 | By More
How To Be Unavailable On The Weekends

How To Be Unavailable On The Weekends

What can you do when your new boss complains about his inability to reach you over the weekend? Be direct, maintain your boundaries, and let him know your personal time is valuable.

February 10, 2017 | By More
What HR Can’t Tell You

What HR Can’t Tell You

While your HR department can be a valuable resource, certain topics are off-limits. Here are a few topics HR won’t address with you, according to the Glassdoor Blog.   If You’re Underpaid It’s not very surprising that revealing whether or not you’re underpaid is often not in your HR department’s best interest. Having said that, […]

February 3, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Settling and Fitting In

This Week in Career Advice: Settling and Fitting In

Every week, the InsuranceJobs.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we take a look at fitting in at work, settling for jobs you do not want, and including your employment status on LinkedIn.

January 27, 2017 | By More
How Long Should My Resume Be?

How Long Should My Resume Be?

After working multiple jobs over several years, it can be tempting to include your entire work history on your resume. But should you? The short answer is no. Generally speaking, you should limit your resume to two pages and only include the most relevant and recent positions you’ve held. Forbes’ Liz Ryan argues “your most […]

January 20, 2017 | By More