Your resume is one of your most important career tools—it’s almost impossible to land a job without it. So it’s critical to make sure your resume is perfect. Diane Faulkner, a journalist and speaker specializing in career and business topics, shares some tips.
We know many of you are seeking a new (or better) job, so to help you uncover valuable opportunities, we'll be spotlighting a job of the week. This week, we’re featuring an opportunity for an administrative support specialist at The American Institute of Architects
Based in Washington, D.C., this person will assist with handling a wide range of programmatic and initiatives-related tasks, provide a high level of support to the team, and apply knowledge and skills to resolve complex administrative problems independently or with others.
While personal and professional connections have always played a large part in getting a foot in the door, their value nowadays may be more important than ever. According to this article, many companies are increasingly using their own workers to find new hires in order to save time and money. Filling positions in this manner eliminates the need to hire a recruiter or sort through the huge stack of applications generated from posting on an online job board.