Posts by The Daily Muse

5 Things Recruiters Want You to Know About Resumes

Hiring managers abide by some key rules when it comes to CVs—like the fact that if it’s hard to skim, it likely won’t be read. More

4 Tricks to Scoring Plum LinkedIn Plugs

Want to get top-notch endorsements? Consider following these tips, like staggering how often you ask key people to recommend you. More

The Blink Test: 3 Ways to Really Make Your Resume Pop

With these tips, you have a better chance of catching a hiring manager’s eye in an instant. More

5 Valid Reasons to Reconsider a Job Offer

Before you sign on the dotted line, examine factors like the company’s growth potential to ensure that new gig is a good fit. More

5 Ways to Stay Motivated While Job Hunting

Frustrated in your search for a new gig? Consider one of these tips—like actually taking a day off! More

3 Smart Ways to Play Up Part-Time Gigs on a Resume

A few artful techniques—like emphasizing your results—will make prospective employers care about those odd jobs from your past. More

Landing a Job in a New City: 5 Easy Steps

Relocating? Use these tips—like joining LinkedIn groups and explaining your move in cover letters—to job-hunt while out of town. More

Quitting Your Job? 3 Things You Should Do for a Smooth Transition

Before you tender your resignation, review these tips first—like reading the fine print of your contract. More

Slammed on the Job? 5 Ways to Corral Your Workload

During jam-packed weeks, try these tricks—like blocking out calendar time for key tasks—to avoid chaos and get ahead. More

4 Ways to Ace Your LinkedIn Summary

If you’re looking to make a killer first impression with your bio, make sure it includes these elements. More