Author: Katy Davis

LinkedIn is an important tool for job seekers. It's an easy way to make connections with hiring managers and demonstrate your skills and experience, and you want to make sure that you are fully utilizing its features. LinkedIn recommendations can demonstrate your value and credibility…

Similar to most processes in life, the job hunting process is cyclical. It's important to know this when you being so you are able to identify the state of the market you are trying to get into and better reflect on why you haven't landed the…

Landing a job isn't always easy, and the road to employment is often paved with rejection. While getting rejected for a job might hurt your ego, it's important not to let it hurt your career. Instead of focusing on the rejection, focus on the connection…

Your résume is the first impression you make on a potential employer, and it is crucial that it is positive. If you are not getting responses to your applications, revisit the résumés and cover letters that you're submitting and ask yourself why. To help you find the answer, Sylvia Giltner…

When it comes to interviewing, preparation is key. Doing your due diligence is one of the simplest ways to establish yourself as someone who can and will excel on the job. In this article for Fast Company, Rich Bellis shares a checklist for quick and easy interview prep…

There are certain core competencies expected from professionals in every industry, however not many are changing quite as fast as library and information management field is. As LIS professional Kim Dority explains in her article for LibGig's blog, the ability to adapt to new practices is key to…

When selecting a candidate for a position, hiring managers take into consideration factors beyond just your resume and qualifications. The question "why do you want this job?" may seem cliche, but it is a way for an interviewer to gauge your deeper interest in the role and evaluate…

Career blogs and websites tend to feed job seekers the same basic resume tips. While those tips are useful, the insight they provide dulls as your search continues. In this article, Glassdoor's Blog delivers new advice that will help you bring your resume to the next…

One piece of advice that job seekers will hear over and over is to tailor their resume to the job they're applying for. In this article for The Muse, Lily Zhang explains what that advice really means and how to utilize it.

You nailed the interview - now what? It's important to remember that a good interview doesn't guarantee a job offer, so don't rest on it. In this article, Simply Hired lays out the next steps to take after a good interview in order to get yourself closer…