Getting Started

The following are things that you should get in order before you look for and apply to a new job. They are the fundamentals of a contemporary job search, and if you do them well, will help improve your chances of getting a job. Click on the links to read more.


The resume is the most basic of job searching tools, and thinking it through properly and refining it helps with other parts of the process. A good resume is targeted, brief and contains only the most salient information for the job that you're applying for.

LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile is the most public of your job seeking tools, and careful curation of the content you present to the world is critical to helping a prospective employer form a positive impression of you. These tips help you improve your LinkedIn presence, whether you’re new to the platform or have been on it for a while.

Cover Letters

Cover letters allow you to convey your unique personality to a prospective employer. It's an opportunity to stand out and communicate why you're the right candidate for the role that you're applying for. Click on the links below for tips on how to write a great cover letter.


Networking is one of the most powerful and effective ways of helping you find your next job. Getting the word out to your contacts and meeting new people in your industry can accelerate the process. There are proper ways of networking and there's the type that turns people off, and we share tips on how to do the former.

Social Media

Your social media presence is likely to be one of the first things that prospective employers will look at when evaluating your candidacy. The following tips will help you to make sure that it's presentable and doesn't raise any red flags for your hiring company.


References are a powerful way of developing trust between you and your prospective employers. A solid reference can mean the difference between securing the job and not getting it. The following resources provide a sound strategy for covering your bases on this part of the job searching process.

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