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There are something you should never say about your boss!
Loose lips sink careers. Here's what you should never say about the boss.
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What can employers ask about you when they check your background prior to offering you a job, or as a condition of employment? 
Information on what employers can ask when checking the background of a prospective employee, with a list of what companies want to know about applicants.
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Here's advice for how to answer, "What won’t you miss about your last job?"

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How to answer interview questions about what you won't miss about your past job, plus more interview questions and best answers.
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First impressions are everything. Here are 15 quick and easy tips to help you make a great first impression when you’re interviewing for a new job: 
Quick tips for impressing an interviewer, including how to prepare, what to say and what to do, and how to make the best impression during a job interview.
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Should you include a #coverletter  when it's not listed as required? Here are the pros and cons. 
Should you include a cover letter when it's not listed as required? Here are the pros and cons of including a cover letter when the employer doesn't require one.
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Do You Have to Include All Your Jobs on a Job Application?
How many jobs to include on an application, when you can leave off jobs, which jobs you have to list, with examples of how to list jobs on applications.
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There are some things that simply don’t belong on your #resume. Here are the top 15 things not to include (and why): 
Review the top 15 things that should not be included on a resume to apply for a job, why not to include them, and what should be listed on a resume.
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7 free mobile apps to boost your job hunt: 
Use these 7 free mobile job search apps (iOS and Android) to search for jobs, get matched with openings, and apply for jobs on your cell phone or tablet.
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Do you think it might be time to quit your job? Here are 13 signs you should quit your job: http://jobsearch.about.com/od/leaving-job/fl/13-Signs-You-Need-to-Quit-Your-Job-Sooner-Rather-Than-Later.htm
Do you think it might be time to quit your job? Here are 13 signs you should quit your job sooner rather than later and it's time to leave your job behind.
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Is it time to quit your job? 
Are you wondering whether you should quit your job? Job satisfaction surveys indicate that only about 50% of workers are happy with their jobs. Reasons often cited for dissatisfaction include insufficient compensation, too many hours on the job, unrealistic expectations for productivity, stress, to...
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Should you include references on your resume when you apply for jobs? Here is information on when and how to list employment references.
Should you include references on your resume when you apply for jobs? Here is information on when and how to list employment references.
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Are you tired of the office? Want to lose the commute? Here are 3 ways to get a work from home job.

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Are you tired of the office? Want to lose the commute? Here are 3 ways to get a work from home job.
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About.com Job search and employment expert: jobsearch.about.com
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Alison Doyle is a job search and employment expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, social media, professional networking, and employment trends and technologies. She has covered job searching for About.com since 1998.

Alison is the author of Alison Doyle's Job Search Guidebook, Internet Your Way to a New Job: How to Really Find a Job Online and the About.com Guide to Job Searching

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Job Search Expert and Writer
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  • About.com
    Job Search Expert, 1998 - present
  • Skidmore College
    Associate Director, Career Services, 1991 - 2010
  • Tri-State Retail Systems
    Executive Administrative Manager, 1984 - 1991
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Job search advice including job listings, job search engines, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, employment information, and more job search tips and

Social + Data = Better Decisions for Students
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Back in August of 2010, my daughter started her freshman year of college, and I joined LinkedIn to help students make more informed – and in

Why LinkedIn Recommendations and Endorsements Should Matter To You
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One of the most common questions I hear is: “Which means more to have on my LinkedIn Profile, a recommendation or an endorsement?” The answe

Giving You More Reasons to Share on SlideShare
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SlideShare community: We’ve heard you loud and clear! Over the last few years, we’ve created and enhanced premium tools built to empower you

8 Things Not to Do on LinkedIn | Alison Doyle | LinkedIn
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I thought it was just me who was getting a bit annoyed with LinkedIn lately. Then one of my Facebook friends commented that LinkedIn was sta

How To Stop Stressing Over Your Child's Job Search
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In a daunting market, don’t let their quest for work become your issue.

Congress Needs to Renew EUC Unemployment Benefits
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I have a blog post about extended unemployment benefits on my About.com site that had close to 10,000 comments from unemployed workers. Ther

If the dress code is dead for workers, is it still alive for job seekers...
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GQ magazine said the dress code died in 2013, but this may not be the case for job seekers.

The Long And Short Of Long-Term Unemployment [Infographic]
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Although 44 percent of the long-term jobless said they look for work every day, 30 percent haven't been on a job interview in a year, says n

Top 10 Job Titles That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago [INFOGRAPHIC]
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The workplace is constantly changing and how we define what we do is no exception. Since we just welcomed the new 2014, we thought it’d be f

Why hobbies are quickly becoming careers - MonsterWorking
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Two careers experts describe how people are increasingly turning their enjoyable pastimes into gainful work.

Obama: Renewing Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed Is Priority | TIME.com
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The president urged lawmakers to make it their "first order of business"

How to Get The Job You Dream [INFOGRAPHIC] | JobCluster.com Blog
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Here is a useful infographic to teach you the finer details of how to get the job you dream or want.

Top 25 Job Search Tips for 2014
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Top 25 Job Search Tips for 2014 by Alison Doyle of About.com

Meet The Team, Volume 2: Meredith Worsham
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Hey all! Welcome back to About About. Today, we’re introducing Meredith Worsham - Senior Manager of Communications in the Public Relations d

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Why you should work at About in 15 seconds or less
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As you may have heard, we’re looking for awesome people to join our About.com team. In case you don’t have all day to learn about why it’s s

Heat up your job search
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Tips to set you apart in your job hunt.

How Apple Gets At-Home Workers To Work | TechCrunch
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When a leaked memo broke the news earlier this year that Yahoo was ending its work-from-home program, CEO Marissa Mayer was both lauded and

Job-search apps for the boomer job seeker Andrea Coombes' Working Retire...
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Are apps a must-have tool in your job-search toolbox? Not at all. But they can be very useful for the connected job seeker, keeping up-to-da