How far back should your resume go? A resume with far more years of experience than needed can invite age discrimination or make a job seeker look overqualified.

Simplistic, one-size-fits-all answers like “go back 5 years” or “10 years” aren’t helpful, because your resume and job search aren’t like anyone else’s.

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In the interview process, accepting the job offer may seem like the easy part. But mishandling this crucial moment can cost you thousands in lost salary – or even the job. Read on!

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An interview with a company founder is a high-stakes conversation in which it’s crucial not only to give good answers, but to ask good questions. This post will help you identify the best questions to ask founders in an interview.

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Are you thinking of leaving the business world to for a nonprofit career? How does your corporate experience translate to a nonprofit job? Some occupations require no translation: administrative assistant, accountant, human relations manager. Others may seem less obviously transferable, like sales, marketing or business development. How are your skills relevant in the nonprofit sector? [continue reading…]

A week after your final interview for a new job, the recruiter reaches out to schedule a “wrap-up” conversation. Is this an interview? Is it a good sign, or bad? 

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