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Application Tips for the Long-Distance Job Search

Entry-level job seekers are more likely to follow the first promising offer wherever it leads, even if that means out…

Resume Red Flags: Simple Mistakes That Can Hurt You

Your resume is drafted, edited, polished, and ready to go. With a little help from Free Resume Builder and some…

Quick Answers to Common Cover Letter Questions

This week, Free Resume Builder provides a few answers to some of the questions we've recently received about cover letters.

Online Profile Myths

This week, we attempt to straighten out a few common misconceptions about the way online profiles are read and reviewed.…

Ask a Hiring Manager: Social Connections and Hiring Decisions

This week, Free Resume Builder reached out to the hiring managers on our contacts list and asked them about the…

Don’t Oversell and Don’t Undersell: Cover Letter Tips

When you reach out to a potential hiring manger and ask to be taken on as an employee, you're trying…

Ask a Hiring Manager: How Far Will You Go for the Right Candidate

This week, Free Resume Builder posed a question to some of the hiring managers in our contacts list: When you…

Four Cover Letter Moves That Can Undermine Your Chances

Before you put the finishing touches on your cover letter and resume and send them off, take a close look…

Eight Classic Cover Letters

Here are eight classic cover letters that almost always find their way into the applicant pool for every open position,…

Five Things all Successful Job Searches Have In Common

At this point, a "successful" job search can be defined as a search that lasts eight months or fewer and…